Mexican Rail Rallus tenuirostris


Bird, J.P., Martin, R., Akçakaya, H.R., Gilroy, J., Burfield, I.J., Garnett, S.G., Symes, A., Taylor, J., Şekercioğlu, Ç.H. and Butchart, S.H.M. 2020. Generation lengths of the world’s birds and their implications for extinction risk. Conservation Biology 34(5): 1252-1261.

Delany, S. & Scott, D. 2006. Waterbird population estimates. Wetlands International, Wageningen, The Netherlands.

Howell, S.N.G.; Webb, S. 1995. A guide to the Birds of Mexico and northern Central America. Oxford University Press, Oxford.

IUCN. 2020. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2020-3. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 10 December 2020).

Mondaca-Fernández. F.; Moreno-Contreras, I.; Jurado-Ruiz, M.; Navarro-Sigüenza, A. G. 2017. Species richness, phylogenetic distinctness and conservation priorities of the avifauna of the ‘Río San Pedro-Meoqui’Ramsar site, Chihuahua, Mexico. Biodiversity 18(4): 156-167.

NABCI. 2016. The State of North America’s Birds 2016. In: Environment and Climate Change Canada (eds). Ottawa, Ontario.

Partners in Flight. 2019. Avian Conservation Assessment Database, version 2019. Available at: http://pif.birdconservancy.org/ACAD.

Taylor, B.; van Perlo, B. 1998. Rails: a guide to the rails, crakes, gallinules and coots of the world. Pica Press, Robertsbridge, UK.

Warner, D. W.; Dickerman, R. W. 1989. The status of Rallus elegans tenuirostris in Mexico. Condor 61(49-51).

Williams, S. O., III. 1989. Notes on the rail Rallus longirostris tenuirostris in the highlands of central Mexico. Wilson Bulletin 101: 117-120.

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Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Rallus tenuirostris. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/03/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 26/03/2023.