Rails, Gallinules and Coots (Rallidae)

Lord Howe Rail (Gallirallus sylvestris) - HBW 3, p. 162

French: Râle sylvestre German: Waldralle Spanish: Rascón de la Lord Howe
Other common names: Woodhen

Taxonomy: Ocydromus sylvestris P. L. Sclater, 1869, Lord Howe Island.
Sometimes placed in Tricholimnas or Rallus. Includes G. (Tricholimnas) conditicius, known from one specimen and sometimes thought to be specifically distinct, but now generally regarded as an immature of present species (see page 111). Monotypic.

Distribution: Lord Howe I.

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