The following bibliography has been generated by bringing together all references provided by our content partners. There may be duplication.


  • 1998. website, Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource
  • 2005. website, Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource, 2005.05.08
  • BirdLife International 2012. Raphus cucullatus
  • Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2014. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: Version 6.9. Downloaded from
  • Encyclopaedia Britannica. 1986. Volumes 4 and 7. Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc., Chicago.
  • Fuller, Errol. 1987. Extinct Birds. Facts on File Publications, New York.
  • Greenway, James C. Jr. 1958. Extinct and Vanishing Birds of the World. Americal Committee for International Wild Life Protection, New York.
  • Orrell T. (custodian) (2015). ITIS Global: The Integrated Taxonomic Information System (version Mar 2015). In: Species 2000 & ITIS Catalogue of Life, 26th August 2015 (Roskov Y., Abucay L., Orrell T., Nicolson D., Kunze T., Flann C., Bailly N., Kirk P., Bourgoin T., DeWalt R.E., Decock W., De Wever A., eds). Digital resource at Species 2000: Naturalis, Leiden, the Netherlands. ISSN 2405-8858.
  • Quammen, D. 1996. The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinction. Touchstone, New York.
  • Shapiro, B., D. Sibthorpe, A. Rambaut, J. Austin, G. M. Wragg, O. R. Bininda-Emonds, P. L. Lee, and A. Cooper. 2002. Flight of the dodo. Science 295(5560):1683.
  • Strickland, H.E. and Melville, A.G. 1848. The Dodo and Its Kindred. Reeve, Benham, and Reeve, London.
  • Temple, S. A. 1977. Plant-animal mutualism: coevolution with Dodo leads to near extinction of plant. Science 197(4306):885-886.
  • Witmer, M. C. and A. S. Cheke. 1991. The dodo and the tambalacoque tree: an obligate mutualism reconsidered. Oikos 61(1):133-137.


EOL content is automatically assembled from many different content providers. As a result, from time to time you may find pages on EOL that are confusing.

To request an improvement, please leave a comment on the page. Thank you!