Chestnut rail

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Chestnut rail
Chestnut Rail A4804.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Genus: Eulabeornis
Gould, 1844
Species: E. castaneoventris
Binomial name
Eulabeornis castaneoventris
Gould, 1844

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

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