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- noun Any of nine
speciesof birdin the genus Sarothruraof the family Sarothruridae, endemicto Africa.
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Threatened bird species include two near-endemics, the Ankober serin (Serinus ankoberensis, EN) and the white-winged flufftail (Sarothrura ayresi, EN).
Other rare birds found in these wetlands include the long-toed flufftail (Sarothrura lugens) and the white-headed plover (Vanellus albiceps).
Several other species of birds found here are limited to marshland habitats on Madagascar, including the slender-billed flufftail (Sarothrura watersi), Madagascar snipe (Gallinago macrodactyla), and Madagascar rail (Rallus madagascariensis).