Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Rails, Gallinules and Coots :: Water Rail
Water Rail Rallus aquaticus
Described by: Linnaeus (1758)
Alternate common name(s): Turkestan Water Rail, Indian Water Rail
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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(2) W. Europe in the British Isles and s. Scandinavia e. locally across c. Russia to s. Siberia and s. to n. Africa from Morocco to ne. Egypt.
(3) Turkey, cn. Arabia, probably Iraq, sw. and n. Iran, probably w. Afghanistan, and nw. India (Kashmir).
(4) E. Siberia in Amurland, Sea Okhotsk, Sakhalin Is. and s. Kuril Is. s. in n. China (Manchuria), Korea, Japan (Hokkaido and probably n. Honshu) and Taiwan.
Winters to se. Asia and Borneo.
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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Massaciuccolis Oasis
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: ETI BioInformatics
Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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