Extinct animals of Holland

Extinct Mammals of Holland

  • Alces alces alcesEuropean Elk (1025)
  • Barbastellus barbastellusBarbastelle Bat
  • Bos primigenius primigenius – Aurochs (400 AD)
  • Canis lupus lupus – Gray Wolf (1897)
  • Equus ferus – Tarpan
  • Eschrichtuis robustusGray Whale (340 BC)
  • Eubalaena glacialisNorth Atlantic Right Whale (end Middle Ages)
  • Lynx lynx lynxEurasian lynx (Roman period)
  • Mustela lutreola – European Mink (1887)
  • Rhinolophus ferrumequinumGreater horseshoe bat (1974)
  • Rhinolophus hipposiderosLesser Horseshoe Bat (1983)
  • Tursiops truncatusBottlenose Dolphin (1932)
  • Ursus arctos arctos – Brown Bear (11th century)

Extinct Birds of Holland

  • Burhinus oedicnemus oedicnemusStone Curlew (1957)
  • Nycticorax nycticorax nycticoraxBlack-crowned Night-heron
  • Gelochelidon nilotica nilotica – Gull-billed Tern (1958)
  • Pinguinus impennis – Great Auk
  • Tringa glareola – Wood Sandpiper (1939)

Source: wikipedia