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27â€“29 cm (10Â½-11Â½ in)
 Similar Species
Similar to Plumbeous Rail, which has a red bill base and lacks the white throat patches.
There are 2 subspecies:
High elevation marshes and bogs. Observed at heights around 1,300 m.
There is no information, but it is presumed they eat insects and invertebrates.
They construct a nest using aquatic grasses, on or near the ground in tall damp grass.
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Recording by Andrew Whitehouse
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