Pezophaps solitaria (Rodrigues Solitaire)

Rodrigues Solitaire

Dutch: Rodrigues Solitaire

Order: Columbiformes
Family: Raphidae
Genus: Pezophaps
Species: Pezophaps solitaria

Left: female bird, right: male bird. This species is extinct since the 18th century. Many thanks to the Hunterian Museum, London UK, for providing us with these pictures

Side, top and bottom view of skull. (Click on image to enlarge)

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Alternative names: Einsiedler (German), Dronte de Rodrigues (French), Dodo de Rodrigues (Spanish)