Kosrae Starling Aplonis corvina

Family: Sturnidae (Starlings)

Authority: (Kittlitz, 1833)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species was known from the island of Kosrae, Micronesia, but it is now Extinct due to overpredation by introduced rats. The last specimens were taken in 1828, and it was absent when the island was next visited in 1880.

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Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Aplonis corvina. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/04/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 14/04/2021.