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Nkulengu Rail

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Alternate name
Himantornis haematopus Scientific name
Gruiiformes Order
Rallidae Family
43cm Length
Tropical lowland rainforest, swamps, mangrove, rivers, stream. Found in Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Côte d'IvoireDemocratic Republic of Congo Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, Sierra Leone, Togo, and Uganda. Habitat-Altitude-Range
Mainly aquatic insects. Food  
2805 World Number
Least Concern Status

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Nkulengu Rail Fabian Ducry Semuliki Forest NP Uganda XC18432 call

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