Pampusana leonpascoi (Worthy & Wragg)

Henderson Island Ground Dove (Pampusana leonpascoi)

The Henderson Island Ground Dove was described in 2003, it was endemic to Henderson Island, Pitcairn Islands.

The species is known exclusively from subfssil remains which indicated that it was a ground-dwelling, flightless bird, it was apparently extirpated by Polynesian settlers who temporarely inhabited Henderson Island.


edited: 09.03.2020