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Sakalava Rail Zapornia olivieri



Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: (Grandidier & Berlioz, 1929)

Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(i)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered because the total population is likely to be very small and is severely fragmented. It is severely threatened by the widespread and rapid degradation and destruction of wetlands in Madagascar.



Population size: 250-999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 111,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - shelf island
Realm - Afrotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Zapornia olivieri. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/12/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/12/2018.