Blue-faced rail

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Blue-faced rail
COLLECTIE TROPENMUSEUM Levend exemplaar van een Schlegel (gymnocrex rosenbergii) TMnr 10006477.jpg
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Genus: Gymnocrex
Species: G. rosenbergii
Binomial name
Gymnocrex rosenbergii
(Schlegel, 1866)

The blue-faced rail (Gymnocrex rosenbergii) or bald-faced rail is a species of bird in the family Rallidae. It is endemic to Sulawesi, Indonesia.

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, and rivers.

It is threatened by habitat loss.


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