Porzana sp. 'Rapa Nui'

Rapa Nui Crake
(Porzana sp.)

syn. -


Rapa Nui

local name: -

size: (?)

extinction date: (?)

This species is so far known from a single bone only which however can be assigned for certain to the genus Porzana.

In life it was a very small species of crake, very like those tiny species, that are known to have lived on the Hawai'i Islands.


- David W. Steadman: Extinction and Biogeography of Tropical Pacific Birds. University Of Chicago Press 2006