Extinct birds
Systematic List
with approximate years of extinction
  english name, ornithological notes.
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 by Alberto Masi
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Geographical  Review

NEOTROPICAL   REGION
BIRDS
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          .NEOTROPICAL
  • Large islands
    Cuba
    Psittacidae
    Ara tricolor Bechstein,1811
    Hispaniolan Macaw
    Extinct
    Hispaniola

    Ara tricolor cubensis Wetherbee,1985
    Cuban Macaw
    Extinct
    Cuba
    * last specimen taken in 1864

    Jamaica
    Psittacidae
    Ara gossei 1765
    * no dati

    Ara erythrocephala 1810
    * no dati

    Procellariidae
    Pterodroma hasitata caribbaea Carte 1866
    Jamaican Petrel
    Extinct
    Jamaica, Blue mts

    Rallidae
    Amaurolimnas concolor concolor 1890
    Amaurolimnas concolor (Gosse 1847)
    Uniforme Crake
    "Bogotà" ?
    Jamaica

    Caprimulgidae
    Siphonorhis [americanus] americanus (Linnaeus,1758)
    Jamaican Poorwill
    Extinct
    Jamaica
    * last collected 1859
     

    Puerto Rico
    Columbidae
    Columba inornata wetmorei 1927
    Columba inornata Vigors 1827
    Plain Pigeon
    rare
    Greater Antilles
    * now rare everywhere

    Psittacidae
    Aratinga chloroptera maugei 1892
    Aratinga [euops] chloroptera (Souancé,1856)
    Hispaniolan Parakeet
    Extinct
    Hispaniola
    * last specimen taken in 1892
     

  • Small islands
            Chatham and Charles I.
Fringillidae
        Geospiza magnirostris Gould,1837
        Large Ground-finch
        Extirpated
        Is.Galapagos
        * Steadman,1984 commented on extirpation

         Geospiza
         many spp are extirpated 

             Guadalupe I.
Hydrobatidae
        Oceanodroma macrodactyla Bryant 1887
        Guadalupe Storm Petrel
        Probably extinct
        Guadaloupe I.
        * not recorded since 1912

       Falconidae
       Caracara lutosa 1900
        Polyborus [plancus] lutosus Ridgway,1876
       Guadalupe Caracara
        Extinct
        I.Guadalupe
        * last reported in 1900
        may be a race of  P.plancus

       Picidae
       Calaptes cafer rufipileus 1906
       Calaptes [auratus] cafer (Gmelin,1788)
       Red Shafted Flicker
        *da controllare

       Troglotydidae
       Tryomanes bewickii brevicauda
       Guadalupe Bewick's Wren
       Extinct 
       Guadalupe I.

       Emberizidae
       Pipilo erythrophthalmus consobrinus Ridgway,1876
       Rufous-sided Towhee
       Extinct
       Guadalupe I. 

       Culebra
        Psittacidae
        Amazona vittata gracilipes 1899

       St Cristopher
       Fringillidae
       Loxigilla portoricensis grandis 1880

       Antigua
       Strigidae
        Speotyto cunicularia amaura 1890

       Guadeloupe
       Psittacidae
        Amazona violacea 1722
        Aratinga labati 1722
         Strigidae
        Speotyto cunicularia guadeloupensis 1890
        Troglodytidae
        Troglodytes aedon guadeloupensis 1914

       Martinique
       Psittacidae
       Amazona martinicana 1722
        Troglodytidae
        Troglodytes aedon martinicensis 1886

       Dominica
       Psittacidae
       Ara atwoodi 1791

       Tristan da Cunha
          Rallidae
        Porphyriornis nesiotis nesiotis 1872

 

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