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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
Species:
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.

References

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