Madagascan wood rail

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Madagascan wood rail
Canirallus kioloides 1868.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Sarothruridae
Genus: Canirallus
Species: C. kioloides
Binomial name
Canirallus kioloides
(Pucheran, 1845)
Synonyms

Mentocrex kioloides

The Madagascan wood rail (Canirallus kioloides), also known as the kioloides rail, is a species of bird in the family Sarothruridae. It is endemic to forests, often in wet areas, in northern and eastern Madagascar. Until the description of the Tsingy wood rail, it was the only species of Canirallus in Madagascar.

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