Family Cuckoos (Cuculidae)

Extinct

St Helena Cuckoo (Nannococcyx psix)


Taxonomy

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Taxonomy:

Nannococcyx psix

Olson

, 1975,

Prosperous Bay Valley, St Helena

.

Monotypic.

Distribution:

St Helena, in S Atlantic Ocean. Described from a single fragment of a humerus.

Extinct probably since mid-18th century#R. Forest destruction may have led to its demise#R.

Descriptive notes

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Recommended citation

(2020). St Helena Cuckoo (Nannococcyx psix). 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/1414119 on 9 April 2020).