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Chestnut Rail Eulabeornis castaneoventris

Described by: Gould (1844)
Alternate common name(s): Aru Chestnut Rail, Chestnut-bellied Rail
Old scientific name(s): Aramides castaneoventris, Amaurolimnas castaneventris, Gymnocrex castaneoventris


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N. Australia;
Fragmented population;
(1) Aru Is.
(2) N. and ne. coasts of Australia (n. Western Australia from the Kimberleys e. through n. Northern Territory (Middle Arm and Buffalo Creek near Darwin) to nw. Queensland along the w. coast of Cape York Peninsula(?)).


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


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