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White-throated Rail

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Alternative name: Cuvier's Rail
Includes Aldabra Rail

Dryolimnas cuvieri
peterdaySubspecies cuvieri  Vakona Forest Lodge, Madagascar, November 2016
peterday
Subspecies cuvieri
Vakona Forest Lodge, Madagascar, November 2016
Photo by srchesterSubspecies aldabranus  Aldabra Atoll, Seychelles, Indian Ocean.
Photo by srchester
Subspecies aldabranus
Aldabra Atoll, Seychelles, Indian Ocean.

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[edit] Identification

[edit] Distribution

Madagascar and Aldabra.

[edit] Taxonomy

Three subspecies are recognized:[1]

  • D. c. cuvieri - Madagascar, formerly Mauritius
  • D. c. abbotti - Extinct; Formerly Assumption I.
  • D. c. aldabranus - "Aldabra Rail"; Aldabra I.

[edit] Habitat

Lowlands and mangrove forests.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] References

  1. Clements, JF. 2008. The Clements Checklist of Birds of the World. 6th ed., with updates to December 2008. Ithaca: Cornell Univ. Press. ISBN 978-0801445019.

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