Tsingy Wood-rail Mentocrex beankaensis

Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: (Goodman, 2011)

Red List Category

Criteria: B1ab(iii)

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Justification of Red List category
This species has a very small range, and is experiencing a continuing decline in habitat quality through conversion for agricultural practices. It has therefore been classified as Vulnerable.

Population size: 2500-9999

Population trend: Decreasing

Extent of occurrence (breeding/resident): 5,400 km2

Country endemic: Yes

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Mentocrex beankaensis. Downloaded from on 08/06/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 08/06/2023.