Laysan Rail Zapornia palmeri

Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: (Frohawk, 1892)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species was found in the Northwestern Hawaiian Islands, USA, but is now Extinct. The last population on Eastern Island was exterminated by introduced rats in 1944.

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Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2018) Species factsheet: Zapornia palmeri. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/03/2018. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2018) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/03/2018.