IUCN threat status:

Extinct (EX)

Distribution

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Range Description

Porphyrio coerulescens was endemic to Réunion (to France) from where it was described as oiseau bleu by six early travellers. It is thought to have become extinct by around 1730 (Cheke 1987).

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