Rails, Gallinules and Coots (Rallidae)

Invisible Rail (Habroptila wallacii) - HBW 3, p. 193

French: Râle de Wallace German: Trommelralle Spanish: Rascón de Wallace
Other common names: Wallace's/Halmahera/Drummer Rail

Taxonomy: Habroptila wallacii G. R. Gray, 1860, Halmahera.
Sometimes placed in Rallus for no good reason, but probably derived from Amaurornis; very close to Megacrex, which is its ecological counterpart in New Guinea. Monotypic.

Distribution: Halmahera (N Moluccas).

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