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Okinawa Rail Hypotaenidia okinawae



Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: (Yamashina & Mano, 1981)

Red List Category

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

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered because it has a single, very small population within a very small range on just one island, and both its range and population are undergoing continuing declines as a result of introduced predators and the loss of forest to logging, infrastructure development, agriculture and construction of golf courses.



Population size: 480

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 990 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Hypotaenidia okinawae. 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.