North Island Takahe Porphyrio mantelli

Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: (Owen, 1848)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species was endemic to New Zealand's North Island, but has been driven Extinct by human-induced habitat changes. There has been only one historical record of the species, in 1894.

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Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Porphyrio mantelli. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/04/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 15/04/2021.