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Sakalava rail

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Sakalava rail
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Genus: Amaurornis
A. olivieri
Binomial name
Amaurornis olivieri
(G. Grandidier & Berlioz, 1929)
Distribution of the Sakalava rail

The Sakalava rail (Amaurornis olivieri) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae. It is endemic to Madagascar.

Its natural habitats are rivers, swamps, freshwater lakes, and freshwater marshes. It is threatened by habitat loss.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Amaurornis olivieri". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. IUCN. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
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