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Talaud Rail Gymnocrex talaudensis



Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: Lambert, 1998

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(ii,iii,iv,v);C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species occupies a very small range wherein it is known from fewer than five locations and its population is thus likely to be numerically constrained. Given evidence of continuing habitat loss and degradation, and consequent population declines, it qualifies as Endangered.



Population size: 600-1700

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,200 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Land-mass type - oceanic island
Realm - Oceanic
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Gymnocrex talaudensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 11/12/2016.