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White-striped Forest-rail Rallicula leucospila



Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: (Salvadori, 1875)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1b(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This very poorly known species is classified as Near Threatened since it its thought to be declining within its small range. However, the population and habitat is not severely fragmented or restricted to few locations. Nevertheless, further information is needed on the extent to which the species is threatened by habitat loss, incidental hunting and introduced predators.



Population size:

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 29,300 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2017) Species factsheet: Rallicula leucospila. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/04/2017. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2017) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 25/04/2017.