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Madagascan Wood Rail
IMG 4394
Information
Common Name Kioloides Rail
Range northern and eastern Madagascar.
Scientific Classification
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Gruiformes
Family Rallidae
Genus Canirallus
Species Canirallus kioloides
Conservation Status
LCSpecies
Least Concern

The Madagascan wood rail ('Canirallus kioloides), also known as the kioloides rail, is a species of rail in the Rallidae family. It is endemic to forests, often in wet areas, in northern and eastern Madagascar. Until the description of the Tsingy wood rail, it was the only species of Canirallus in Madagascar.

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