Bogota Rail Rallus semiplumbeus

Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: Sclater, 1856

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v)+2ab(ii,iii,iv,v); C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species occurs in a small range. The total population is small, and ongoing degradation and loss of wetland habitats are leading to population declines. The species is therefore listed as Vulnerable.

Population size: 3700

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 13,200 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Rallus semiplumbeus. Downloaded from on 30/09/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 30/09/2023.