The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Actenoides bougainvillei (Rothschild, 1904)

Moustached kingfisher




Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Actenoides bougainvillei bougainvillei Rothschild, 1904


Conservation Status

Last record: 1938 (BirdLife International, 2012)

Rediscovered in 1980's

IUCN RedList status: Vulnerable



Bougainville, Papua New Guinea


Biology & Ecology










BirdLife International. 2016. Actenoides bougainvillei. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2016: e.T22726874A94934210. Downloaded on 12 February 2017.

Bishop, K. D. (1987). Interesting bird observations in Papua New Guinea. Muruk 2(2): 52-57.


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