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Wake Island Rail

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Gallirallus wakensis Scientific name
Gruiiformes Order
Rallidae Family
 22 cm. (Wingspan cm) Length
Wetlands, lakes, pools, drainage dykes, marshes. Range:- Wake Island & Wilkes Island. Habitat
Altitude
Range
 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Invertebrates, small amphibians, small fish, worms. Food  
Flightless Habits
2844 - TSN: 560163 World Number
Extinct Status

It is crucial that we support all efforts to save other species. We cannot bring them back.

This bird had no fear of humans, what a mistake.

AKA:- Czech: chřástal wakeský
Danish: Wakeskovrikse
German: Wake-Insel-Ralle, Wake-Ralle
English: Wake Island Rail, Wake Rail
Estonian: wake'i ruik
Finnish: Wakenluhtakana
French: Râle de Wake
Italian: Rallo di Wake
Japanese: weakukuina, we-kukuina
Japanese: ウェアククイナ, ウェーククイナ
Latin: Gallirallus philippensis wakensis, Gallirallus wakensis, Rallus wakensis
Dutch: Wakeral, Wake-ral
Norwegian: Wakerikse
Polish: wodnik mikronezyjski
Slovak: chriaštel bledý, chriašteľ bledý
Swedish: Wakerall

 

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