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Anas theodori - Mauritian Duck
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Description

Scientific Name

Anas theodori

English Name

Mauritian Duck

Local English Name

 

French Name

 

Local French Name

 

Creole Name

 

Habitat

Terrestrial; Freshwater

Geographic Range

Mauritius, Rodrigues?, Reunion

Status

Extinct, last mentioned 1696

First Description

Newton & Gadow, 1893

 
Classification

Kingdom
Phylum
Sub phylum
Class
Sub class
Super order
Order
Family
Sub-Family
Genus
Species

Animalia
Chordata
Vertebrata
Aves



Anseriformes
Anatinae

Anas theodori

 

There are also numerous travelers' reports of sarcelles and canards from Réunion, and so presumably this or a similar species also occurred there, where they were extinct by 1710 at latest, although no bones have been found.

. . .
. Extinct Birds

Index
Dodo
Blue Pigeon
Broad-billed Parrot
Grey Parrot
Mascarene Coot
Mauritian Duck
Mauritius Owl
Mascarene Swan
Mauritius Night Heron
Red Rail
Bourbon Crested Starling

Rodrigues Solitaire
Rodrigues Night Heron
Rodrigues Little Owl
Rodrigues Owl
Newton's Parakeet
Rodrigues Parrot
Rodrigues Pigeon
Rodrigues Rail
Rodrigues Starling

 

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. References

BirdLife International 2003 BirdLife's online World Bird Database: the site for bird conservation. Version 2.0. Cambridge, UK: BirdLife International. Available: http://www.birdlife.org (accessed 1/9/2003)

 

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. Links

IUCN Red List
Birdlife International

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