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Tuesday, December 27, 2016

Norfolk Island Endangered Species

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species™ for Norfolk Island in the South Pacific Ocean (south of New Caledonia) lists 9 extinct species, 2 critically endangered species, and 5 endangered species. Some extinct species are as follows: the Norfolk Kaka bird and Tasman (Norfolk Island) Starling bird. The Australian island territory's two critically endangered species are the Paratya norfolkensis shrimp (endemic to Norfolk Island creeks) and White-Breasted Silvereye bird. These five species are endangered: Advena charon land snail, Dolapex amiculus land snail, Indian Yellow-Nosed Albatross bird, Lutilodix imitratrix land snail, and Mathewsoconcha belli land snail.

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