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SPECIES INFO

The Saint Helena Dove (Dysmoropelia dekarchiskos) was a species of flightless bird in the Columbidae family. It is monotypic within the genus Dysmoropelia. It was endemic to the island of Saint Helena in the South Atlantic Ocean and became extinct due to habitat loss.

Source
  • BirdLife International 2004. Dysmoropelia dekarchiskos. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 July 2007.


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