Mascarene Coot Fulica newtonii

Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: Milne-Edwards, 1867

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species was found in the Mascarene Islands, but it has not been recorded since 1693 and is now Extinct. Hunting was the major cause of its decline.

Population size: unknown

Population trend:

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Fulica newtonii. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/mascarene-coot-fulica-newtonii on 04/12/2023.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://datazone.birdlife.org on 04/12/2023.