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Brown-cheeked Rail Rallus indicus   - Juvenile
Brown-cheeked Rail
Photographer : © Nikolay Loginov
Location :Komsomolsk-on-Amur, Khabarovsk Region, Russia
Date : 28 July 2017
English synonyms:Water Rail, Indian Water Rail, Eastern Water Rail
Bird Family :Rallidae - Rails, Crakes, Bush Hens, Watercock, Gallinules, Swamphens, Moorhens & Coots
Bird Group :GRUIFORMES
Red Data Status :Unspecified
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic. Formerly considered conspecific with Water Rail Rallus aquaticus.

References:
de Kroon, G., Mommers, M. & Slabbekoorn, H. 2008. Vocale variatie bij de Waterral: een vergelijking tussen twee ondersoorten. Limosa 81: 8191.
Tavares, E.S., de Kroon, G.H.J. & Baker, A.J. (2010) Phylogenetic and coalescent analysis of three loci suggest that the Water Rail is divisible into two species, Rallus aquaticus and R. indicus. BMC Evol. Biol. 10:226.

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