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Australian Painted-snipe Rostratula australis



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Red List Category

Criteria: C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is listed as Endangered as it has a single, very small population which has rapidly declined and is continuing to decline owing to the destruction of its wetland habitats.

Population size: 600-1700 mature individuals

Population trend: Decreasing

Distribution size (breeding/resident): 1,390,000 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Attributes
Realm - Oceanic - realm
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Terrestrial biome
IUCN Ecosystem -- Marine biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2016) Species factsheet: Rostratula australis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2016. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2016) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 04/12/2016.