Ixobrychus novaezelandiae — Overview

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IUCN threat status:

Extinct (EX)


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Range Description

Ixobrychus novaezelandiae was endemic to New Zealand. It became extinct before 1900, for unknown reasons, on the South Island, while on the North Island it is only known from bones (Holdaway 1999).


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