Acrocephalus yamashinae   (Takatsukasa)

Pagan Reed-Warbler
(Acrocephalus yamashinae (Takatsukasa))

syn. Acrocephalus luscinia yamashinae (Takatsukasa)


Mariana Islands: Pagan

local name:

size: ca. 17 cm (length)

extinction date: sometimes after 1960

In spite the fact that the island of Pagan is uninhabited, this species has vanished complitely.


- H. Douglas Pratt, Phillip L. Bruner, Delwyn G. Berrett: A Field Guide to the Birds of Hawaii and the Tropical Pacific. Princeton University Press 1987
- James D. Reichel; Gary J. Wiles; Phil O. Glass: Island extinctions: the case of the endangered Nightingale Reed-Warbler. Wilson Bull. 104(1): 44-54. 1992
- Peter Kennerley: Reed and Bush Warblers. Christopher Helm, 2010
- Alice Cibois; Jon S. Beadell; Gary R. Graves; Eric Pasquet; Beth Slikas; Sarah A. Sonsthagen; Jean-Claude Thibault; Robert C. Fleischer: Charting the course of reed-warblers across the Pacific islands. Journal of Biogeography 38(10): 1963-1975. 2011