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Mascarinus mascarinus
Illustration by noisi


NOW EXTINCT Dark grey brown upperside, lighter on the underside. The bases of the tail feathers were white, and the head lavender grey. A ring short black feathers surrounded the red bill. The feet were reddish brown.


Formerly on Réunion. Last report 1834


Presumably a monotypic species.
The scientific name is also spelled mascarinus.



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