Chestnut Rail (Eulabeornis castaneoventris) - HBW 3, p. 193
French: Râle à ventre roux
Spanish: Cotara Australiana
Other common names: Chestnut-bellied Rail
Taxonomy: Eulabeornis castaneoventris Gould, 1844, Flinders River, Gulf of Carpentaria.
Genus sometimes enlarged to include Aramides, Amaurolimnas and Gymnocrex. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- sharpei Rothschild, 1906 - Aru Is.
- castaneoventris Gould, 1844 - N coasts of Australia from N Western Australia through Northern Territory to NW Queensland.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
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Locality Featherdale Wildlife Park, New South Wales, Australia
nrg800 1 January 2011 1 year ago 3.5
This large mangrove dweller is a noisy active bird within its mangrove habitat. It is more often heard than seen but at low tide
Locality Buffalo Creek, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
Edward Smith 22 October 2012 32 weeks ago 2.8
Single bird feeding along muddy edge of tidal creek
Locality Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia (ssp castaneoventris)
Mat Gilfedder 29 July 2009 3 years ago 2.8
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