Rallus elegans var. tenuirostris
In past, often treated as conspecific with R. longirostris, R. obsoletus, R. elegans and R. crepitans; more recently only with R. elegans; but recent study#R indicates that each of these taxa merits recognition as a separate species, based largely on molecular evidence supported by morphological details, with present species “large, very bright rufous ventrally, and [with] diffuse flank banding”, as well as being confined to highland freshwater marshes; the differences are complex and require detailed evaluation both between and within current new species limits, but are provisionally accepted here in the light of genetic findings. Monotypic.
Food and feeding
Status and conservation
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