Rouget's Rail Rougetius rougetii


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BirdLife International (2023) Species factsheet: Rougetius rougetii. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/04/2023. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2023) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 01/04/2023.