Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Rails, Gallinules and Coots :: Slaty-breasted Rail

Slaty-breasted Rail Gallirallus striatus

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Blue-breasted Banded Rail
Old scientific name(s): Rallus striatus


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India to se. Asia, Greater Sundas, Philippines and Sulawesi;
Fragmented island populations;
(1) India, Sri Lanka, Burma and n. Malaysia.
(2) Andaman and Nicobar Is.
(3) Se. China and Hainan Is.
(4) Taiwan.
(5) Java and Bali. Sumatra, Simeulue Is., Raiu Archipelago and Belitung.
(6) Borneo, Sulawesi and the Philippines.
(7) Philippines (Samar Is.).


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


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