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Rail, New Caledonian
 
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Scientific Name:
Gallirallus lafresnayanus
Location(s):
Asia, Global, Melanesia Read more
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IUCN
Any remaining population is assumed to be tiny (numbering fewer than 50 individuals and mature individuals), with no definite records since 1890, a series of more recent unconfirmed records notwithstanding. ...
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Wikipedia
This cryptic rail is only known from seventeen specimens taken between 1860 and 1890 on New Caledonia. This bird is supposed to live in evergreen forests and seems to have moved higher up on the island to escape introduced predators. Its diet consists of invertebrates, including earthworms. ...
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