Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Rails, Gallinules and Coots :: Forbes' Rail

Forbes' Rail Rallina forbesi

Described by: Sharpe (1887)
Alternate common name(s): Forbes's Forest Crake, Forbes's Rail, Forbes' Forest-Rail, Forbes' Chestnut Rail, Red-backed Forest-Rail, Forbes's Forest-Rail, Forbes's Chestnut Rail
Old scientific name(s): Rallicula forbesi


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Mountains of wc. to e. New Guinea;
(1) C. New Guinea (Weyland Mountains e. to Bismarck Mountains).
(2) Nc. New Guinea (Mt. Mengam in the Adelbert Mountains).
(3) N. New Guinea (Huon Peninsula).
(4) Se. New Guinea (Herzog Mountains to the Owen Stanley Mountains). Nc. New Guinea (Foja Mountains).


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


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