The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database

Coua cristata maxima


Species Authority
Milon, 1950
Common Name
Large crested coua
Last Record
Subfossil (1900's?)
IUCN status
Not evaluated
TSE forum thread
Taxonomic Notes
MNHN 1950.392
[b]Original Scientific Description:[/b]
Milon, P. (1950). Description d'une sous-espèce nouvelle d'oiseau de Madagascar. Bulletin Muséum National d'Histoire Naturelle (2e série) 22: 65-66.
[b]Species Bibliography:[/b]
Goodman, Steven M. (1997). [url=]The birds of southeastern Madagascar[/url]. Fieldiana. Zoology, new ser., no. 87.
Goodman, S.M., M. Pigeon, A.F.A. Hawkins and T. S. Schulenberg. (1997). The birds of southeastern Madagascar. Fieldiana: Zoology, new series, 87: 1-132.
Sinclair, Ian and Olivier Langrand. (2005). Birds of the Indian Ocean Islands: Madagascar, Mauritius, Reunion, Rodrigues, Seychelles and the Comores. Cape Town: Struik Publishers. [[url=]Available from Andrew Isles Natural History Books[/url]]
Stresemann, E. (1952). On the birds collected by Pierre Poivre in Canton, Manila, India and Madagascar (1751-1756). Ibis 94: 499-523.