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Calayan Rail Gallirallus calayanensis   - Adult
Calayan Rail
Photographer : © Desmond Allen
Location :Longog, Calayan Island, Babuyan Islands, the Philippines
Date : 14 May 2004
English synonyms:
Bird Family :Rallidae - Rails, Crakes, Bush Hens, Watercock, Gallinules, Swamphens, Moorhens & Coots
Red Data Status :Vulnerable
Remarks :Species endemic to Calayan Island, discovered and newly described in 2004.