Roviana Rail Hypotaenidia rovianae

Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: (Diamond, 1991)

Red List Category

Criteria: C1+2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened because it has a moderately small population with is thought to be declining owing to predation by village dogs.

Population size: 1500-7000 mature individuals

Population trend: decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 6,800 km2

Country endemic: yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Hypotaenidia rovianae. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/roviana-rail-hypotaenidia-rovianae on 06/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 06/12/2023.