Kangaroo Island Emu Dromaius baudinianus

Family: Casuariidae (Cassowaries, Emus)

Authority: S. A. Parker, 1984

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species was formerly found on Kangaroo Island, Australia, but is now considered Extinct. It has not been recorded since its collection in 1802, and is thought to have succumbed to hunting pressure some years before the arrival of permanent settlers in 1836.

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Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Dromaius baudinianus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/10/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 06/10/2022.