Rusty-flanked Crake Laterallus levraudi

Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: (Sclater & Salvin, 1868)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
Recent surveys have found the population and range to be much larger than previously estimated. However, numbers are still likely to be less than 2,500 mature individuals and declining in response to a plethora of threats affecting wetlands within its range. It consequently qualifies as Vulnerable.

Population size: 1000-2499

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 124,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Laterallus levraudi. Downloaded from on 08/02/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 08/02/2023.