Auckland Rail Lewinia muelleri

Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: (Rothschild, 1893)

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Vulnerable because it is restricted to a very small range on just two small islands where the accidental introduction of mammals could easily cause its extinction.

Population size:

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 360 km2

Country endemic: Yes

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Lewinia muelleri. Downloaded from on 23/01/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 23/01/2022.