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Rodrigues Blue Pigeon
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Information
Range Rodrigues
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Columbiformes
Family Columbidae
Genus Alectroenas
Species Alectroenas payandeei
Conservation Status
EXSpecies
Extinct

The Rodrigues blue pigeon (Alectroenas payandeei), is an extinct species of pigeon which was endemic to Rodrigues. It is known only from the holotype tarsometatarsus collected in 2005, associated with remains of a Rodrigues night heron and a Rodrigues rail. A femur described in 1879 but now lost may also have belonged to the species. It was not specifically mentioned by contemporary writers, and it is therefore unknown when it became extinct.

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