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Rodrigues Owl ~ Mascarenotus murivorus


The Rodrigues Owl was a small owl that became extinct some time in the mid 18th Century.


Distribution: Occurred on the Mascarene island of Rodrigues, east of Madagascar.

Status: Extinct.

Original Description: Milne-Edwards, Alphonse (1873): Recherches sur la faune ancienne des Îles Mascareignes. Ann. Sci. Nat. Zool. (Paris) 5(19), Article 3.

References: (may contain affiliate links)
BirdLife International. 2020. "IUCN Red List of Threatened Species". IUCN.
Collaborative. . "Wikipedia". Wikimedia Foundation.
International Ornithological Congress. 2023. "IOC World Bird List - Owls".
Mascarenotus murivorus at Xeno-canto.

See also: Other owls from Genus: Mascarenotus.

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