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Pelecaniformes (Egrets, Herons, Ibises, Pelicans, Shoebills, etc.)

 

Family: Ardeidae

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Ardea bennuides Hoch, 1979 Bennu heron, Giant heron c. 2,500 BC Umm al-Nar island, United Arab Emirates Extinct Access
Ixobrychus novaezelandiae Potts, 1871 New Zealand (little) bittern, Black-backed bittern 1890's North Island (prehistoric) & South Island (historical), New Zealand Extinct Access
Nyctanassa carcinocatactes Olson & Wingate, 2006 Bemuda Islands night heron Holocene Bermuda Extinct Access
Nycticorax caledonicus crassirostris Vigors, 1839 Bonin night heron, Bonin night-heron 1879 or 1889 Peel Island (=Chichi Jima) and Nakondo Shima (=Nakōdo-jima), Ogasawara Islands (=Bonin Islands), Japan Extinct Access
Nycticorax duboisi Rothschild, 1907 Réunion night-heron pre-1675 Réunion, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
Nycticorax kalavikai Steadman, Worthy, Anderson & Walter, 2000 Extinct Nuie night herron, Nuie night herron Holocene Niue Extinct Access
Nycticorax mauritianus Newton & Gadow, 1893 Mauritius night-heron 1693 Mauritius, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
Nycticorax megacephalus Milne-Edwards, 1874 Rodrigues night heron 1726 Rodrigues, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access
Nycticorax olsoni Bourne, Ashmole & Simmons, 2003 Ascension Island night heron subfossil Ascension Island, South Atlantic Extinct Access
Nycticorax sp. nov. ‘'Eua’ - 'Eua night heron subfossil 'Eua, Tonga Extinct Access
Nycticorax sp. nov. ‘Lifuka’ - Lifuka night herron subfossil Lifuka, Tonga Extinct Access
Nycticorax sp. nov. ‘Mangaia’ - Mangaia night heron subfossil Mangaia, Cook Islands, New Zealand Extinct Access
Nycticorax sp. nov. ‘Solomon Islands’ - Solomon Islands night heron subfossil Solomon Islands Extinct Access
Palaeophoyx columbianus            
ARDEIDAE gen. indet. sp. nov. 'Rapa Nui' - Rapa Nui heron, Easter Island heron Holocene? Rapa Nui (=Easter Island) Extinct Access

 


Family: Balaenicipitidae (Shoebill)

—No subordinate taxa

 

Family: Pelecanidae (Pelecans)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Pelecanus cadimurka Vickers-Rich & van Tets, 1981 - Late Pleistocene Australia Extinct Access
Pelecanus conspicillatus novaezealandiae Scarlett, 1966 - Holocene North Island & South Island, New Zealand Invalid? Access
Pelecanus proavus De Vis, 1892 - Late Pleistocene? Australia Invalid? Access

 

 

Family: Scopidae (Hamerkop)

—No subordinate taxa

 


Family: Threskiornithidae (Ibises and Spoonbills)

Scientific Name Author/s Common Name Last Record Distribution Status Taxon Profile
Apteribis brevis
          Access
Apteribis glenos           Access
Apteribis sp. nov. 'Lana'i'           Access
Apteribis sp. nov. Maui           Access
Bostrychia bocagei (Chapin, 1923) Dwarf ibis, Dwarf olive ibis, São Tomé ibis - São Tomé and Principe Rediscovered Access
Bostrychia olivacea rothschildi Bannerman, 1919 Príncipe dwarf olive ibis, Rothschild's olive ibis ? São Tomé and Principe Rediscovered or extinct Access
Eudocimus peruvianus            
Nipponia nippon (Temminck, 1835) Asian crested ibis, Japanese crested ibis, Crested ibis - Eurasia Rediscovered Access
Threskiornis solitarius Sélys-Longchamps, 1848 Réunion flightless ibis, Réunion ibis, Réunion solitaire c. 1708 Réunion, Mascarene Islands Extinct Access