IUCN threat status:

Vulnerable (VU)

Distribution

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Range Description

Amaurornis magnirostris was only recently described, and is currently known only from Karakelang (=Karakelong) Island in the Talaud Archipelago, Indonesia, where it is sympatric with Rufous-tailed Waterhen A. moluccana (Lambert 1998). The population is estimated at 2,350-9,560 individuals (Riley 2003). It may also occur on neighbouring islands, in particular Salibabu (=Salebabu) and Kabaruang (Lambert 1998), but less than 20 km2 of forest occurs on these two islands, much of it degraded (Riley 2003).

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