Samoan Moorhen Pareudiastes pacificus


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BirdLife International (2019) Species factsheet: Pareudiastes pacificus. Downloaded from on 19/07/2019. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2019) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from on 19/07/2019.