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Chestnut Forest-Rail Rallina rubra

Described by: Schlegel (1871)
Alternate common name(s): Chestnut Forest Crake, Chestnut Forest-rail, New Guinea Chestnut Rail, Chestnut Rail
Old scientific name(s): Rallicula rubra


Papua New Guinea - Aug, 2009 © Nancy Bell 
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Mountains of w. to c. New Guinea;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Nw. New Guinea (Arfak Mountains).
(2) Wc. New Guinea (Victor Emmanuel Mountains, Hindenburg Mountains and Tari Gap).
(3) C. and sw. New Guinea (Weyland Mountains to Oranje Mountains).


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


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