Acrocephalus yamashinae   (Takatsukasa)


 
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Pagan Reed-Warbler
(Acrocephalus yamashinae (Takatsukasa))

 
syn. Acrocephalus luscinia yamashinae (Takatsukasa)

 
distribution:

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.

 
References:

- 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