Population information

Order name Gruiformes
Family name Rallidae
Scientific name Laterallus jamaicensis Common name Black Rail
Population name jamaicensis
Breeding range E & C USA & E Central America Non-breeding range S USA to Costa Rica & Greater Antilles
Red List Category Near Threatened
Ramsar regions Neotropics North America
Notes

Conservation Framework

Conservation framework Notes
No conservation frameworks
Note:

Population size

Publication Start year End year Minimum Maximum Estimate quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 2000 2000 25,000 100,000 [R687]
WPE 4 2000 2000 25,000 100,000 [R687]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 2000 2000 25,000 100,000 Best guess [R687]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1990 2000 DEC [R68]
WPE 4 1995 2005 DEC [R64]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1995 2005 DEC [R64]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 1000
WPE 4 2006 1000
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 1000

References

  • R687 - Waterbird Conservation for the Americas. 2001. Continental Marshbird Conservation Planning Workshop, August 2001, Denver, Colorado.
  • R68 - BirdLife International. (2000). Threatened Birds of the World. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife international
  • R64 - BirdLife International. 2005. Threatened birds of the world 2005. Species factsheets available at?www.birdlife.org

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Citation: Wetlands International (). "Waterbird Population Estimates" . Retrieved from wpe.wetlands.org on