Dieffenbach's Rail Hypotaenidia dieffenbachii

Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: (Gray, 1843)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species was found on the Chatham Islands, New Zealand, but was driven to extinction by the depredations of introduced species. It has not been seen since 1840.

Population size: unknown

Population trend:

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Hypotaenidia dieffenbachii. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/dieffenbachs-rail-hypotaenidia-dieffenbachii on 01/03/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 01/03/2024.