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Zapornia monasa

Porzana monasa

Identification

18cm. Black with a blue gloss, chin and throat brown, brown-black tail, red eyes, legs and feet, black bill.

Distribution

Extinct, formerly Kosrae Islands (Micronesia); last reported 1828

Taxonomy

A monotypic species.
Formerly placed in genus Porzana.

Habitat

Coastal swamps and marshland.

Behaviour

Unknown.

References

  1. Clements, J. F., P. C. Rasmussen, T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, A. Spencer, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2023. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2023. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Gill, F, D Donsker, and P Rasmussen (Eds). 2023. IOC World Bird List (v 13.2). Doi 10.14344/IOC.ML.13.2. http://www.worldbirdnames.org/

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