Chatham Islands Rail Cabalus modestus

Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: (Hutton, 1872)

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species was known from the Chatham Islands, New Zealand, but the last known specimen was taken between 1895 and 1900. It is thought that invasive species are responsible, both through direct predation and habitat modification.

Population size: unknown

Population trend:

Country endemic: no

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2024) Species factsheet: Cabalus modestus. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org/species/factsheet/chatham-islands-rail-cabalus-modestus on 04/03/2024.
Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2024) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from https://datazone.birdlife.org on 04/03/2024.