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Madagascar Rail Rallus madagascariensis



References

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D'Urban Jackson, J., Zefania, S., Moehy, S., Bamford, A.J., Bruford, M.W., and Szekely, T., 2019. Ecology, conservation, and phylogenetic position of the Madagascar Jacana Actophilornis albinucha. Ostrich 90: 315-326.

del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A. and Sargatal, J. (eds). 1996. Handbook of the Birds of the World, Vol. 3: Hoatzin to Auks. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona, Spain.

Global Forest Watch. 2020. Interactive Mapping Tool.

IUCN. 2021. The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2021-3. Available at: www.iucnredlist.org. (Accessed: 09 December 2021).

Kull, C.A. 2012. Air photo evidence of historical land cover change in the highlands: Wetlands and grasslands give way to crops and woodlots. Madagascar Conservation & Development 7: 144–152.

Langrand, O. 1990. Guide to the birds of Madagascar. Yale University Press, New Haven, USA.

Morris, P.; Hawkins, F. 1998. Birds of Madagascar: a photographic guide. Pica Press, Robertsbridge, UK.

Pruvot, Y.Z.M., de Rolan, L-A. R., Rakodondratsima, M., Razafindrakoto, Y., Razafindrajao, F., Rabarisoa, R., and Thorstrom, R. 2020. Breeding ecology and nestling growth of the Madagascar Pond Heron Ardeola idae in a monospecific colony at Sofia Lake, northern Madagascar. Ostrich: 1-13.

Safford, R. J. 2013. Madagascar Rail Rallus madagascariensis. In: Safford, R. J.; Hawkins, A. F. A. (ed.), The Birds of Africa. Volume VIII: The Malagasy Region, pp. 356-358. Christopher Helm, London.

Taylor, B. and van Perlo, B. 1998. Rails: a guide to the rails, crakes, gallinules and coots of the world. Pica Press, Robertsbridge, UK.

Wetlands International. 2002. Waterbird population estimates. Wetlands International, Wageningen, Netherlands.

ZICOMA. 1999. Zones d'Importance pour la Conservation des Oiseaux a Madagascar.

Further resources

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Media resources

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Rallus madagascariensis. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/02/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 03/02/2023.