Saint Helena Rail Zapornia astrictocarpus

Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: (Olson, 1973)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species was known from St Helena, but is now Extinct. It is likely to have been driven to extinction by introduced predators soon after the island was discovered in 1502.

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Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Zapornia astrictocarpus. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/01/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/01/2023.