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Long-legged Thicketbird Megalurulus rufus



Family: Locustellidae ()

Authority: (Reichenow, 1890)

Red List Category

Criteria: D

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Justification of Red List category
This species was recently rediscovered and has been listed as Endangered because it is estimated to have a very small population. It does not appear to be in decline, and further surveys may show it to be commoner and hence warrant downlisting to a lower category of threat.



Population size: 50-249

Population trend: Stable

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,100 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Megalurulus rufus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 08/12/2016.