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Rail, Calayan
 
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Scientific Name:
Gallirallus calayanensis
Location(s):
Asia, Global, Philippines Read more
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IUCN
Allen et al . (2004), estimated 100-200 pairs. It has since been found to be locally common, with an estimated area of occupancy of 36 km2. Latest estimates based on species distribution modelling and known densities put the population size at 3,800–6,500 individuals (C. Layusa and C. Oliveros in ...
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Wikipedia
The Calayan Rail is one of the 20 known extant flightless rails. It is small and dark brown, with a distinctive orange-red bill and legs, and utters loud, harsh calls. Its habitat seems to be restricted to forests on coralline limestone areas on Calayan and extends to a total of less than 100 km². Biologists estimate that there may be 200 pairs on the island. ...
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