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Junin Rail Laterallus tuerosi



Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: Fjeldså, 1983

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,iii,v);C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is known from a very small area of marshland around a single Andean lake, where habitat quality is declining. The population may well be very small and is presumably declining. The species consequently qualifies as Endangered.



Population size: 600-1700

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 330 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Laterallus tuerosi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 10/12/2016.