Pink-legged rail

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Pink-legged rail
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Genus: Gallirallus
Species: G. insignis
Binomial name
Gallirallus insignis
(P.L. Sclater, 1880)

The pink-legged rail (Gallirallus insignis), also known as the New Britain rail, is a species of bird in the family Rallidae.

Distribution and habitat[edit]

It is endemic to the island of New Britain. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest and subtropical or tropical moist montane forest. It is threatened by habitat loss.

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