Chestnut rail

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Chestnut rail
Chestnut Rail A4804.jpg
Scientific classification
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Eulabeornis

Gould, 1844
Species:
E. castaneoventris
Binomial name
Eulabeornis castaneoventris
Gould, 1844
Synonyms

Gallirallus castaneoventris

The chestnut rail (Eulabeornis castaneoventris) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae. It is the only species in the genus Eulabeornis. It is found in the Aru Islands and northern Australia. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical mangrove forests.

Early illustration by Broinowski

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Eulabeornis castaneoventris". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.