Population information

Order name Gruiformes
Family name Rallidae
Scientific name Rallus madagascariensis Common name Madagascar Rail
Population name Madagascar
Breeding range Madagascar (E & High Plateau) Non-breeding range
Red List Category Vulnerable
Ramsar regions Africa
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 2002 2002 2,500 10,000 [R301]
WPE 4 2002 2002 2,500 10,000 [R301]
WPE 1 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 2 0 0 -1 -1
WPE 5 2002 2002 2,500 10,000 [R301]

Population trends

Publication Start year End year Trend Trend quality Notes References Actions
WPE 3 1931 1995 DEC [R178]
WPE 4 1931 1995 DEC [R178]
WPE 1 0 0 Unknown
WPE 2 0 0 Unknown
WPE 5 1931 1995 DEC [R178]

Population 1% level

Publication Yearset 1 percent Note
WPE 3 2002 60
WPE 4 2006 60
WPE 1 0 -1
WPE 2 0 -1
WPE 5 2012 50

References

  • R301 - Hawkins, F. In litt. 2002. Unpublished notes on waterbird population estimates of Madagascar.
  • R178 - del Hoyo, J., Elliot, A. and Sargatal, J. (eds). 1996. Handbook of the Birds of the World. Volume 3: Hoatzin to Auks. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.

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