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Mascarene Parrot Mascarinus mascarin



Family: Psittacidae (Parrots)

Authority: (Linnaeus, 1771)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species was known from the island of Réunion, but it has gone Extinct as a result of hunting pressure. The last record of wild birds dates from 1775, and none were observed on a visit in 1804.

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Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Mascarinus mascarin. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/12/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 16/12/2018.