Band-bellied Crake Zapornia paykullii

Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: (Ljungh, 1813)

Red List Category

Criteria: C1

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Justification of Red List category
This species is classified as Near Threatened because, although it has a relatively large range, it appears to be scarce, with a moderately small population which is likely to declining, perhaps primarily owing to agricultural intensification. However, further information is needed regarding its habitat preferences, particularly on its wintering grounds.

Population size: unknown

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 2,190,000 km2

Country endemic: No

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Indomalayan
Realm - Palearctic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Zapornia paykullii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/10/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 23/10/2020.