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Calayan Rail Calayan Rail

Calayan Rail

Scientific name:
Gallirallus calayanensis
Habitat:
Forested areas near streams.
Birdwatch note:
Dark olive brown body. Bill and legs are bright red-orange. Accidentally discovered in 2003 by WBCP founding member Carmela Espanola while on an expedition in the Babuyan Islands. Found only on Calayan Island.
Photo credit:
Carmela Espanola (left)
Genevieve Broad (right)