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  Buff-banded Rail (Gallirallus philippensis)





Buff-banded Rail | Gallirallus philippensis photo
Buff-banded Rail, Lady Elliot Island, SE Queensland, Australia

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Buff-banded Rail | Gallirallus philippensis photo
Buff-banded Rail, Gallirallus philippensis, Fafa island, Tonga

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BUFF-BANDED RAIL FACTS

distribution map showing range of Gallirallus philippensis in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Gruiformes
Family:Rallidae
Genus:Gallirallus
Species:philippensis
Common Name:Buff-banded Rail

Relatives in same Genus
  Woodhen (G. sylvestris)