VU
Swinhoe's Rail Coturnicops exquisitus



Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: (Swinhoe, 1873)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This poorly known rail is estimated to have a small population, which is declining as a result of the loss and fragmentation of wetlands in its breeding and wintering ranges. It therefore qualifies as Vulnerable.



Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 789,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Attributes
Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Palearctic
Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Coturnicops exquisitus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/07/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/07/2017.