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Striped Crake Aenigmatolimnas marginalis

Described by: Hartlaub (1857)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Porzana marginalis


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Wc. Africa. E. tropical Africa.
Two main populations;
N. Ivory Coast irregularly e. in Ghana, Nigeria, Cameroon, Gabon and s. to coastal Congo. N. and e. Zaire and e. Uganda to w., c. and s. Kenya, Tanzania, Zambia, Malawi, ex. se. Angola, Namibia, Botswana and Zimbabwe. Breeds in scattered locations in South Africa (Natal and e. Cape Province) in wet years.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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