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White-throated Rail Dryolimnas cuvieri




October 17, 2001


Flightless sub-species (Dryolimnas cuvieri aldabranus). Kreol name Tyomito

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The genus Dryolimnas comprises birds in the rail family. The Réunion Rail, a member of this genus, became extinct in the 17th century. The White-throated Rail of Aldabra is the last surviving flightless bird in the western Indian Ocean. They are mostly found on Malabar Island, but can also be found on Polymnieli Island and other islands. An undescribed extinct taxon, sometimes mentioned as Sauzier's Wood-rail, is known from Mauritius. Though much larger the skeletons of...

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