Bulletin 126A

Bulletin of the British Ornithologists’ Club Vol. 126A, 2006

Recent Avian Extinctions

Edited by Guy M. Kirwan

ISSN 0007-1595

HUME, J. P. Recent Avian Extinctions 3
BUNCE, M. & HOLDAWAY, R. N. New Zealand ‘s extinct giant eagle 4
BUTCHART, S. H. M., STATTERSFIELD, A. J. & BROOKS, T. M. Going or gone: defining ‘Possibly Extinct’ species to give a truer picture of recent extinctions 7
YOUNG, H. G. & KEAR, J. The rise and fall of wildfowl of the western Indian Ocean and Australasia 25
MOURER-CHAUVIRÉ, C., BOUR, R. & RIBES, S. Recent avian extinctions on Réunion (Mascarene Islands) from paleontological and historical sources 40
HUME, J. P., DATTA, A. & MARTILL, D. M. Unpublished drawings of the Dodo Raphus cucullatus and notes on Dodo skin relics 49
ROBERTS, D. L. & SALTMARSH, A. How confident are we that a species is extinct? Quantitative inference of extinction from biological records 55