Lord Howe Woodhen Hypotaenidia sylvestris

Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: (Sclater, 1869)

Red List Category

Criteria: D

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered as it has an extremely small population of less than 250 mature individuals which is restricted to a tiny area of available habitat on one island. 

Population size: 200-286, 230 mature individuals

Population trend: increasing

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 (2024) Species factsheet: Hypotaenidia sylvestris. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/lord-howe-woodhen-hypotaenidia-sylvestris on 23/02/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 23/02/2024.