White Swamphen Porphyrio albus

Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: (White, 1790)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species was known from Lord Howe Island, Australia, but has not been definitely recorded since 1790 and was Extinct by the time the island was settled in 1834. Hunting was the major cause of its decline.

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Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Porphyrio albus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/08/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 17/08/2019.