Viti Levu snipe

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Viti Levu Snipe
Conservation status
Fossil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Class: Aves
Order: Charadriiformes
Family: Scolopacidae
Genus: Coenocorypha
Species: C. miratropica
Binomial name
Coenocorypha miratropica
(Worthy, 2003)

The Viti Levu snipe (Coenocorypha miratropica) was a species of austral snipe endemic to Fiji. A species of the mostly New Zealand genus Coenocorypha, it became extinct after the arrival of humans in Fiji.

References[edit]

  • Worthy T. H. (2003). A new extinct species of snipe Coenocorypha from Viti Levu, Fiji. Bulletin of the British Ornithologists' Club 123: 90-103.