This taxon is Not Recognised as a species by BirdLife International.
Christidis, L.; Boles, W. E. 2008. Systematics and taxonomy of Australian birds. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood, Australia.
Eurostopodus mystacalis, E. nigripennis and E. exul (del Hoyo and Collar 2014) were previously lumped as E. mystacalis following Sibley and Monroe (1990, 1993).
Distribution and population
Eurostopodus mystacalis is an Australasian species, occurring in eastern Australia, Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands (del Hoyo et al. 1999). The subspecies exul of New Caledonia (to France) has not been recorded since its type specimen was collected in 1939, and is likely to be extinct (Dutson 2011).
Related state of the world's birds case studies
del Hoyo, J.; Elliott, A.; Sargatal, J. 1999. Handbook of the Birds of the World, vol. 5: Barn-owls to Hummingbirds. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.
Dutson, G. 2011. Birds of Melanesia: Bismarcks, Solomons, Vanuatu and New Caledonia. Christopher Helm, London.
Text account compilers
Butchart, S., Ekstrom, J., Khwaja, N.
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Eurostopodus mystacalis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/12/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/12/2014.
This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.
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|Current IUCN Red List category||Not Recognised|
|Species name author||(Temminck, 1826)|