Junin Rail Laterallus tuerosi

Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: Fjeldså, 1983

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(i,iii,v);C2a(ii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species is known from a very small area of marshland around a single Andean lake, where habitat quality is declining. The population may well be very small and is presumably declining. The species consequently qualifies as Endangered.

Population size: 600-1700

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 330 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Land-mass type - continent
Realm - Neotropical
IUCN Ecosystem -- Freshwater biome

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2021) Species factsheet: Laterallus tuerosi. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/04/2021. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2021) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 19/04/2021.