Calayan Rail Gallirallus calayanensis

Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: Allen, Oliveros, Espanola, Broad & Gonzalez, 2004

Red List Category

Criteria: D2

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Justification of Red List category
This recently described species is listed as Vulnerable, as it has a very small population and a very small known range. At present it is not known to be declining, but if any evidence of a decline emerges, then it will warrant uplisting to Critically Endangered.

Population size: 2500-4300

Population trend: Stable

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 70 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Realm - Indomalayan
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2022) Species factsheet: Gallirallus calayanensis. Downloaded from on 07/10/2022. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2022) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 07/10/2022.