New Guinea Flightless Rail

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New Guinea Flightless Rail


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Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Megacrex inepta Scientific name
Gruiiformes Order
Rallidae Family
 cm. (Wingspan cm) Length
Wetlands, lakes, pools, drainage dykes, marshes. Range:- Endemic to (Idenburg River to Sepik River Habitat
 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Invertebrates, small amphibians, small fish, worms. Food  
2911 - TSN: 176345 - Sub-species World Number
Near threatened Status

If you have sound recording of the Rallidae please send it to xeno-canto. 

AKA:- Czech: chřástal mangrovový, Slípka nelétavá
Danish: Ny Guinea-rørhøne
German: Baumralle
English: Gray-faced Rail, Grey-faced Rail, New Guinea Flightless Rail, Papuan Flightless Rail
Spanish: Gallineta Inepta, Rascón Inepto
Estonian: paapua jooksuhuik
Finnish: isosuokana, Rujosuokana
French: Râle géant, Râle géant de Papouasie
Hungarian: új-guineai gyalogguvat
Indonesian: Mandar Kasuari
Italian: Rallo attero di Nuova Guinea, Rallo inetto della Nuova Guinea, Rallo papua
Japanese: papuakuina
Japanese: パプアクイナ
Latin: Amaurornis inepta, Amaurornis ineptus, Habroptila inepta, Megacrex inepta
Dutch: Kasuarisral
Norwegian: Storfotrikse
Polish: Bagiewnik nowogwinejski, kusowodnik, wodnokur kusy, Wodnukur kusy
Portuguese: Saracura-da-nova-guiné
Russian: Нелетающая новогвинейская зеленоклювая камышница, Новогвинейский мангровый пастушок
Slovak: nohaňa nelietavá
Swedish: Storfotsrall
Chinese: 新几内亚秧鸡


Megacrex inepta
Megacrex inepta inepta
Megacrex inepta pallida

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