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Rail, Okinawa
 
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Scientific Name:
Hypotaenidia okinawae
Location(s):
Asia, Global, Japan Read more
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IUCN
Surveys conducted between 1996 and 2004 estimated 717 individuals at the end of the period. Repeat surveys in 2006 found no further decrease (Ozaki in litt. 2006). On this basis the population is estimated at c.720 individuals, equivalent to c.480 mature individuals. Brazil (2009) estimates the popu ...
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Wikipedia
The Okinawa Rail (Gallirallus okinawae) is a species of bird in the rail family, Rallidae. It is endemic to Okinawa Island in Japan where it is known as the Yanbaru Kuina (ヤンバルクイナ(山原水鶏) ? ) . Its existence was only confirmed in 1978 and it was formally described in 1981 although unidentified rails had been recorded on the island since at least 1973 and local stories of a bird known as the agachi kumira may refer to this species.[ 2] ...
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