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Mauritius Blue-pigeon Alectroenas nitidissimus



Family: Columbidae (Pigeons, Doves)

Authority: (Scopoli, 1786)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species was found on Mauritius, but it has been hunted to extinction. The last reports date from 1832 and it is thought to have been Extinct a few years later.

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Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Alectroenas nitidissimus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.