New Caledonia Gallinule Porphyrio kukwiedei

Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)

Authority: Balouet & Olson, 1989

Red List Category

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Justification of Red List category
This species is known from New Caledonia's Grande Terre, but has not been recorded since 1860 and is now Extinct. Hunting and invasive species were the principal drivers of its decline.

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Country endemic: No

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

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2020) Species factsheet: Porphyrio kukwiedei. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/09/2020. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2020) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 28/09/2020.