Mauritius Night-heron Nycticorax mauritianus

Family: Ardeidae (Herons)

Authority: (Newton & Gadow, 1893)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species is known from the mainland of Mauritius. It was last recorded in 1693, and was probably driven Extinct by hunters before 1700.

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Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Nycticorax mauritianus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/02/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 05/02/2023.