Talaud Bush-hen

It is a recently described species from Karakelang Island in the Talaud Islands, Indonesia. It occurs in forest, scrub, and overgrown plantations.

The Talaud Bush-hen is classified as Vulnerable (VU), considered to be facing a high risk of extinction in the wild.

* Talaud Bush-hen (Amaurornis magnirostris) * Weka, (Gallirallus australis) a flightless bird endemic to New Zealand Disambig gray.svg This disambiguation page lists articles associated with the same title. If an internal link led you here, you may wish to change the link to point directly to the intended article. Retrieved from "http://en.wikipedia. More

The Talaud Bush-hen (Amaurornis magnirostris) is an endangered waterbird in the rail and crake family. It is a recently described species from Karakelang Island in the Talaud Islands, Indonesia. It occurs in forest, scrub, and overgrown plantations. Description - Talaud Bush-hen is a 30.5 cm long, large, very dark and robust bush-hen. Its large head and its upperparts are dark brown, and its underparts and flanks are very dark bluish grey. More

* Talaud Bush-hen, Amaurornis magnirostris Retrieved from "http://en.wiktionary. More

* Talaud Bush-hen, Amaurornis magnirostris * Genus †Mundia (Ascension Island Rail) (extinct; formerly included in Atlantisia) * Ascension Island Rail, Mundia elpenor (extinct) * Genus Porzana (crakes; 13 living species) (4-5 recently extinct) * Genus Aenigmatolimnas (Striped Crake) * Striped Crake, Aenigmatolimnas marginalis * Genus Cyanolimnas (Zapata Rail) More

Talaud Bush-hen Amaurornis magnirostris and Plain Bush-hen A. olivaceus have drab olive-brown and grey plumage, lacking white patch behind eye, and shorter, dull greenish-olive bills. Voice Only documented as probable, a series of at least 15 rapid, high-pitched peet-peet-peet calls, perhaps in alarm. Hints Shy and secretive. More

Talaud Bush-hen Amaurornis magnirostris 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Vulnerable Justification This species is endemic to a small island and it has a single small population which is declining owing primarily to habitat loss. It therefore qualifies as Vulnerable. More

Talaud Rail Gymnocrex talaudensis and Talaud Bush-hen Amaurornis magnirostris from Talaud island, Indonesia, both in 1998 and now Calayan Rail in 2004. More

* Talaud Bush-hen, Amaurornis magnirostris * Black Crake, Amaurornis flavirostris * Sakalava Rail, Amaurornis olivieri * Black-tailed Crake, Amaurornis bicolor * Little Crake, Porzana parva * Baillon's Crake, Porzana pusilla * Spotted Crake, Porzana porzana * Australian Crake, Porzana fluminea * Sora, Porzana carolina More

Talaud Bush-hen Amaurornis magnirostris White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus Black Crake Amaurornis flavirostra Sakalava Rail Amaurornis olivieri Black-tailed Crake Porzana bicolor Little Crake Porzana parva Baillon's Crake Porzana pusilla Spotted Crake Porzana porzana Australian Crake Porzana fluminea Sora Porzana carolina Dot-winged Crake Porzana spiloptera Ash-throated Crake Porzana albicollis Ruddy-breasted Crake Porzana fusca Band-bellied Crake Porzana paykullii Spotless Crake Porzana tabuensis More

Talaud Bush-Hen (Amaurornis magnirostris) Brown Crake (Amaurornis akool) Black-Tailed Crake (Amaurornis bicolor) Isabelline Waterhen (Amaurornis isabellina) Rufous-Tailed Waterhen (Amaurornis moluccana) Nkulengu Rail (Himantornis haematopus) Grey-Necked Wood-Rail (Aramides cajanea) Giant Wood-Rail (Aramides ypecaha) Slaty-Breasted Wood-Rail (Aramides saracura) Snoring Rail (Aramidopsis plateni) Chestnut Rail (Eulabeornis castaneoventris) Weka (Gallirallus australis) Wake Island Rail (Gallirallus wakensis) Calayan Rail (Gallirallus calayanensis) More

described Talaud Bush-hen Amaurornis magnirostris (local name: tambing-tambing), the Nicobar Pigeon Caloenas nicobarica and the rarely seen Malayan Night Heron Gorsachius melanolophus. Rails are heard regularly in marshy areas, a good site is just south of Beo; Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis, Plain Bush-hen Amaurornis olivacea, White-breasted Waterhen A. phoenicurus and Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio have been observed, but perhaps most interesting is the newly described Talaud Rail Gymnocrex talaudensis (local name: tu-a). More

Talaud Bush-hen Amaurornis magnirostris ne Indonesia: Talaud Islands, near Rainis, Karakelong Island insert after: Amaurornis olivaceus Frank R. Lambert, A new species of Amaurornis from the Talaud Islands, Indonesia Bulletin B.O.C. More

Order : Gruiformes
Family : Rallidae
Genus : Amaurornis
Species : magnirostris
Authority : Lambert, 1998