Taxon profile


Mauritius Blue-pigeon
Alectroenas nitidissima (Scopoli, 1786)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Columbiformes »  family Columbidae - pigeons and doves »  genus Alectroenas

Scientific synonyms

Alectroenas nitidissimus (Scopoli, 1786)



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Related glossary terms

recently extinct taxon

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 5.1 [2708]

Bird Life [] [as Alectroenas nitidissima (Scopoli, 1786)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Alectroenas nitidissimus (Scopoli, 1786)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
EN IUCN Red List of Threatened Species 2018-1 [22691601]

IUCN Red List of Threatened Species [] [as Alectroenas nitidissimus (Scopoli, 1786)]
Data retrieved on: 2 August 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Alectroenas nitidissima (Scopoli, 1786)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Alectroenas nitidissimus]
Data retrieved on: 9 April 2013

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