Roviana rail

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Roviana rail
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G. rovianae
Binomial name
Gallirallus rovianae
Diamond, 1991

The Roviana rail (Gallirallus rovianae) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae. It is endemic to the Western Province (Solomon Islands). It was described by Diamond (1991).[2]

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, subtropical or tropical moist shrubland, and plantations .

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Gallirallus rovianae". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ Diamond, Jared (1991). "A new species of rail from the Solomon Islands and convergent evolution of insular flightlessness" (PDF). The Auk. 108 (3): 461–470. doi:10.2307/4088088. JSTOR 4088088.