Neochmia ruficauda ruficauda


Species Authority
Gould, 1837
Common Name
Eastern star finch, Star finch (eastern subspecies), Southern star finch, Star finch (southern)
New South Wales & Queensland, Australia
Last Record
1926 (Storr, 1984:161); c.1994 (Garnett et al. 2011)
IUCN status
[url=https://www.iucnredlist.org/details/106008676/0]Possibly extinct[/url]
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Taxonomic Notes
[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]
Baldwin, M. (1975). Birds of the Inverell District, N.S.W. Emu 75: 113-120.
BirdLife International 2008. Neochmia ruficauda. In: IUCN 2011. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2011.1. (https://www.iucnredlist.org). Downloaded on 16 July 2011.
Blakers, M., S.J.J.F. Davies & P.N. Reilly. (1984). The Atlas of Australian Birds. Melbourne, Victoria: RAOU & Melbourne University Press.
Curtis, Lee K., Dennis, Andrew J., McDonald, Keith R., Kyne, Peter M. and Debus, Stephen J. S. (eds.). [url=https://books.google.com.au/books?id=Nr1XjdJUmqYC&printsec=frontcover&source=gbs_ge_summary_r&cad=0#v=onepage&q&f=false]Queensland's Threatened Animals[/url]. Collingwood, Victoria: CSIRO Publishing. xv + 449 pp.
Ford, J. (1986). Avian hybridization and allopatry in the region of the Einasleigh uplands and Burdekin-Lynd Divide, north-eastern Queensland. Emu 86:87-110.
Franklin, D. C. 1999. Evidence of disarray amongst granivorous bird assemblages in the savannas of northern Australia, a region of sparse human settlement. Biol. Conserv. 90: 53-68.
Garnett, Stephen (ed.). (1992). Threatened and Extinct Birds of Australia. RAOU Report Number 82. 212 pp.
Garnett, S. T. and Crowley, G. M. (2000). [url=https://www.environment.gov.au/system/files/pages/bb8ed384-16cb-411e-bd22-b1d380751030/files/recovery-outline-taxon-sum-birds-s.pdf]The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2000[/url]. Canberra, ACT: Environment Australia & Birds Australia.
Garnett, S.T., Szabo, J.K. and Dutson, G. (2011). The Action Plan for Australian Birds 2010. CSIRO Publishing, Collingwood.
Gould, John. (1865). Handbook to the Birds of Australia. London: Self published.
Holmes, G. 1996. Distribution and status of the southern Star Finch. Sunbird 26: 49-59.
Holmes, G. 1998. A review of the distribution, status and ecology of the Star Finch Neochmia ruficauda in Queensland. Aust. Bird Watcher 17: 278-289.
Immelmann, K. (1965). Australian Finches. Sydney: Angus and Robertson.
Longmore, N. W. (1978). Avifauna of the Rockhampton Area, Queensland. Sunbird 9: 25-53.
Morris, A. K., McGill, A. R. and Holmes, G. (1981). Handlist of Birds in New South Wales. Sydney: NSW FOC.
Schodde, R. and Mason, I. J. 1999. The Directory of Australian Birds: Passerines. CSIRO, Collingwood, Victoria.
Schodde, R. & Tidemann, S. C (eds.). (1986). Complete Book of Australian Birds, revised edition.Sydney: Reader's Digest. 639 pp.
Storr, G. M. (1973). [url=https://museum.wa.gov.au/sites/default/files/LIST%20OF%20QUEENSLAND%20BIRDS.pdf]List of Queensland Birds[/url]. Western Australian Museum Special Publication No. 5. Perth: Western Australian Museum. 177 pp.
Storr, G. M. (1984). [url=https://museum.wa.gov.au/sites/default/files/1.%20Storr_0.pdf]Revised List of Queensland Birds[/url]. Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement 19: 1-189.