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Barred Rail Gallirallus torquatus torquatus   - Adult
Barred Rail
Photographer : © Stijn De Win/Birding2asia
Location :access road to Twin Lakes, Negros Oriental, Philippines
Date : 19 June 2014
English synonyms:Philippine Rail, Tempe Rail
Bird Family :Rallidae - Rails, Crakes, Bush Hens, Watercock, Gallinules, Swamphens, Moorhens & Coots
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :An as yet undescribed rail from Lake Tempe in South Sulawesi, Indonesia, may be a subspecies of Barred Rail or a new species. Provisionally called Tempe Rail.
Eames, J., van Balen, B., Brickle, N.W. & Rheindt, F.E. (2016) Birds of the Indonesian Archipelago: Greater Sundas and Wallacea. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona.
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