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  • proper n. A taxonomic genus within the family Rallidae.


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  • There are 13 species of terrestrial birds including the last representative of the western Indian Ocean flightless birds - the endemic Aldabran white-throated rail Dryolimnas cuvieri aldabranus (about 5,000 individuals).

    Aldabra Atoll, Seychelles

  • The conservation status in 1982 of the Aldabra white-throated rail Dryolimnas cuvieri aldabranus.

    Aldabra Atoll, Seychelles

  • (Dryolimnas augusti) riding on a tortoise, and even a dodo (

    American Scientist Online


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