Definitions

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  • proper noun A taxonomic genus within the family Rallidae.

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Examples

  • Another rail which may be seen sometimes in the Botanical Gardens at Ootacamund is the white-breasted water-hen (_Amaurornis phoenicurus_).

    Birds of the Indian Hills

  • These species include Bernier’s teal (Anas bernieri), Madagascar fish eagle (Haliaeetus vociferoides), Humblot’s heron (Ardea humblotii) and the Sakalava rail (Amaurornis olivieri).

    Madagascar dry deciduous forests

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