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List of extinct bird species

By Martin Fowlie, 25 May 2010
 
Species Category
King Island Emu Dromaius ater EX
Kangaroo Island Emu Dromaius baudinianus EX
New Zealand Quail Coturnix novaezelandiae EX
Double-banded Argus Argusianus bipunctatus EX
Mauritius Shelduck Alopochen mauritianus EX
Reunion Shelduck Alopochen kervazoi EX
Amsterdam Duck Anas marecula EX
Mauritius Duck Anas theodori EX
Labrador Duck Camptorhynchus labradorius EX
Auckland Islands Merganser Mergus australis EX
Large St Helena Petrel Pterodroma rupinarum EX
Small St Helena Petrel Bulweria bifax EX
Alaotra Grebe Tachybaptus rufolavatus EX
Atitlan Grebe Podilymbus gigas EX
Colombian Grebe Podiceps andinus EX
Reunion Ibis Threskiornis solitarius EX
Black-backed Bittern Ixobrychus novaezelandiae EX
Reunion Night-heron Nycticorax duboisi EX
Mauritius Night-heron Nycticorax mauritianus EX
Rodrigues Night-heron Nycticorax megacephalus EX
Pallas's Cormorant Phalacrocorax perspicillatus EX
Guadalupe Caracara Caracara lutosa EX
Reunion Kestrel Falco buboisi EX
Hawkins's Rail Diaphorapteryx hawkinsi EX
Red Rail Aphanapteryx bonasia EX
Rodrigues Rail Aphanapteryx leguati EX
Bar-winged Rail Nesoclopeus poecilopterus EX
Wake Island Rail Gallirallus wakensis EX
Tahiti Rail Gallirallus pacificus EX
Dieffenbach's Rail Gallirallus dieffenbachii EX
Chatham Rail Cabalus modestus EX
Ascension Crake Mundia elpenor EX
St Helena Crake Atlantisia podarces EX
Miller's Rail Porzana nigra EX
St Helena Rail Porzana astrictocarpus EX
Laysan Rail Porzana palmeri EX
Hawaiian Rail Porzana sandwichensis EX
Kosrae Crake Porzana monasa EX
Reunion Gallinule Porphyrio coerulescens EX
New Caledonia Gallinule Porphyrio kukwiedei EX
White Gallinule Porphyrio albus EX
North Island Takahe Porphyrio mantelli EX
Mascarene Coot Fulica newtoni EX
Canary Islands Oystercatcher Haematopus meadewaldoi EX
White-winged Sandpiper Prosobonia ellisi EX
Tahitian Sandpiper Prosobonia leucoptera EX
Great Auk Pinguinus impennis EX
Dodo Raphus cucullatus EX
Rodrigues Solitaire Pezophaps solitaria EX
St Helena Dove Dysmoropelia dekarchiskos EX
Reunion Pigeon Columba duboisi EX
Bonin Wood-pigeon Columba versicolor EX
Ryukyu Pigeon Columba jouyi EX
Passenger Pigeon Ectopistes migratorius EX
Liverpool Pigeon Caloenas maculata EX
Norfolk Island Ground-dove Gallicolumba norfolciensis EX
Tanna Ground-dove Gallicolumba ferruginea EX
Thick-billed Ground-dove Gallicolumba salamonis EX
Choiseul Pigeon Microgoura meeki EX
Red-moustached Fruit-dove Ptilinopus mercierii EX
Rodrigues Blue-pigeon Alectroenas rodericana EX
Mauritius Blue-pigeon Alectroenas nitidissima EX
Norfolk Island Kaka Nestor productus EX
Rodrigues Parrot Necropsittacus rodericanus EX
Raiatea Parakeet Cyanoramphus ulietanus EX
Black-fronted Parakeet Cyanoramphus zealandicus EX
Paradise Parrot Psephotus pulcherrimus EX
Mascarene Parrot Mascarinus mascarinus EX
Seychelles Parakeet Psittacula wardi EX
Newton's Parakeet Psittacula exsul EX
Mauritius Grey Parrot Lophopsittacus bensoni EX
Broad-billed Parrot Lophopsittacus mauritianus EX
Jamaican Red Macaw Ara gossei EX
Dominican Green-and-yellow Macaw Ara atwoodi EX
Jamaican Green-and-yellow Macaw Ara erythrocephala EX
Lesser Antillean Macaw Ara guadeloupensis EX
Cuban Macaw Ara tricolor EX
Guadeloupe Parakeet Aratinga labati EX
Carolina Parakeet Conuropsis carolinensis EX
Guadeloupe Amazon Amazona violacea EX
Martinique Amazon Amazona martinicana EX
St Helena Cuckoo Nannococcyx psix EX
Snail-eating Coua Coua delalandei EX
Reunion Owl Mascarenotus grucheti EX
Rodrigues Owl Mascarenotus murivorus EX
Mauritius Owl Mascarenotus sauzieri EX
Laughing Owl Sceloglaux albifacies EX
Gould's Emerald Chlorostilbon elegans EX
Brace's Emerald Chlorostilbon bracei EX
St Helena Hoopoe Upupa antaios EX
Bush Wren Xenicus longipes EX
Stephens Island Wren Traversia lyalli EX
Kauai Oo Moho braccatus EX
Oahu Oo Moho apicalis EX
Bishop's Oo Moho bishopi EX
Hawaii Oo Moho nobilis EX
Kioea Chaetoptila angustipluma EX
Chatham Bellbird Anthornis melanocephala EX
Lord Howe Gerygone Gerygone insularis EX
Huia Heteralocha acutirostris EX
North Island Piopio Turnagra tanagra EX
South Island Piopio Turnagra capensis EX
Maupiti Monarch Pomarea pomarea EX
Eiao Monarch Pomarea fluxa EX
Nuku Hiva Monarch Pomarea nukuhivae EX
Ua Pou Monarch Pomarea mira EX
Guam Flycatcher Myiagra freycineti EX
Chatham Fernbird Bowdleria rufescens EX
Aldabra Warbler Nesillas aldabrana EX
Robust White-eye Zosterops strenuus EX
Kosrae Starling Aplonis corvina EX
Mysterious Starling Aplonis mavornata EX
Norfolk Island Starling Aplonis fusca EX
Rodrigues Starling Necropsar rodericanus EX
Reunion Starling Fregilupus varius EX
Bonin Thrush Zoothera terrestris EX
Kamao Myadestes myadestinus EX
Amaui Myadestes woahensis EX
Grand Cayman Thrush Turdus ravidus EX
Bonin Grosbeak Chaunoproctus ferreorostris EX
Lanai Hookbill Dysmorodrepanis munroi EX
Lesser Koa-finch Rhodacanthis flaviceps EX
Greater Koa-finch Rhodacanthis palmeri EX
Kona Grosbeak Chloridops kona EX
Greater Amakihi Hemignathus sagittirostris EX
Lesser Akialoa Hemignathus obscurus EX
Greater Akialoa Hemignathus ellisianus EX
Kakawahie Paroreomyza flammea EX
Ula-ai-hawane Ciridops anna EX
Hawaii Mamo Drepanis pacifica EX
Black Mamo Drepanis funerea EX
Slender-billed Grackle Quiscalus palustris EX
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