Family Herons (Ardeidae)

Extinct

Bermuda Night-heron (Nyctanassa carcinocatactes)


Taxonomy

French: German: Spanish:
Taxonomy:

Nyctanassa carcinocatactes

Olson and Wingate

, 2006,

Devil’s Sinkhole, Hamilton Parish, Bermuda

.

Sometimes placed in genus Nycticorax. Monotypic.

Distribution:

Bermuda. Known from subfossil material.

Possibly became extinct as a result of the settlement of the islands in 17th century#R#R.

Descriptive notes

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Recommended citation

(2018). Bermuda Night-heron (Nyctanassa carcinocatactes). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A., Sargatal, J., Christie, D.A. & de Juana, E. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. (retrieved from https://www.hbw.com/node/1414139 on 21 October 2018).