Lord Howe Woodhen Hypotaenidia sylvestris

Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: (Sclater, 1869)

Red List Category

Criteria: D

Click here for more information about the Red List categories and criteria

Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered as it has an extremely small population which is restricted to a tiny area of available habitat on one island. Conservation efforts have resulted in the population experiencing continued growth over at the least last decade (D. Portelli in litt. 2016).

Population size: 232

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 6 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Hypotaenidia sylvestris. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/10/2022.