Black Rail Laterallus jamaicensis


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USFWS. 2018. Species status assessment report for the eastern black rail (Laterallus jamaicensis jamaicensis), Version 1.2. June 2018. Atlanta, GA, U.S.A.

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BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Laterallus jamaicensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/03/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 24/03/2023.