Rodrigues Rail Erythromachus leguati

Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: (Milne-Edwards, 1874)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species was endemic to the island of Rodrigues, Mauritius, but is now Extinct as a result of hunting. It was last recorded in 1726, and its absence was noted in 1761.

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Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Erythromachus leguati. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/09/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 27/09/2020.