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Slaty-legged Crake Rallina eurizonoides  
Slaty-legged Crake
Photographer : © Saswat Mishra
Location :Madhuban Dam Forest, Dadra and Nagar Haveli (Union Territory), India
Date : 26 August 2017
English synonyms:Banded Crake, Banded Rail, Philippine Crake, Philippine Banded Crake, Ryukyu Crake, Slaty-legged Banded Crake, Slaty-legged Banded Rail
Bird Family :Rallidae - Rails, Crakes, Bush Hens, Watercock, Gallinules, Swamphens, Moorhens & Coots
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Dadra and Nagar Haveli is situated in border of both states, Gujarat and Maharashtra. This particular sighting was made extremely close to Gujarat state, making it the first ever sighting and photographic record of this bird from whole Gujarat Zone and Union Territory. - SM
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