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Lord Howe Boobook

in Extinct Birds
Lord Howe Boobook ( Ninox novaeseelandiae albaria) Also known as Lord Howe Morepork was endemic to Lord Howe. The Lord Howe Island Board introduced Masked Owls and Barn Owls in…
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Lord Howe Fantail

in Extinct Birds
Lord Howe Fantail (Rhipidura fuliginosa cervina) This bird was endemic to Lord Howe, common all over the island. Was still present on the island in 1909 but was wiped out by black…
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Lord Howe Gerygone

in Extinct Birds
Lord Howe Gerygone (Gerygone insularis) Locally known as the rain bird was endemic to Lord Howe. A small brown to greyish bird would have been common in the forest. Black rats…
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Lord Howe Island Thrush

in Extinct Birds
Lord Howe Island Thrush (Turdus poliocephalus vinitinctus) Known as the Doctor bird by locals was an endemic species to Lord Howe. Was common up until 1906, disappeared soon after…
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Lord Howe Pigeon

in Extinct Birds
Lord Howe Pigeon ( Columba vitiensis godmanae) A common bird in the forest when the Island was discovered in 1788, mostly brown with a purple head and breast with a white patch…
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Lord Howe Red-crowned Parakeet

in Extinct Birds
Lord Howe Red-crowned Parakeet (Cyanoramphus novaezelandiae subflavescens) Was an endemic medium sized parrot to Lord Howe. Was common on the Island but shot out by the early…
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Robust White-eye

in Extinct Birds
Robust White-eye (Zosterops strenuous) Was an endemic species of White-eye to Lord Howe, mainly green with a white belly and yellow throat. Pushed to extinction buy black rats in…
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White Gallinule

in Extinct Birds
White Gallinule (Porphyrio albus) An endemic bird to Lord Howe, white in colour with red legs and bill. Described by early visitors to the Island in the 1700's. Eaten by whalers…