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Gallirallus philippensis

Buff-banded Rail at Leeton, NSW

Gallirallus philippensis at Leeton, NSW - 20 Nov 2021
Gallirallus philippensis at Leeton, NSW - 20 Nov 2021
Gallirallus philippensis at Leeton, NSW - 20 Nov 2021
Gallirallus philippensis at Leeton, NSW - 20 Nov 2021
Gallirallus philippensis at Leeton, NSW - 20 Nov 2021
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Identification history

Gallirallus philippensis 20 Nov 2021 Liam.m
Zapornia tabuensis 20 Nov 2021 Darcy

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I think this is a Baillon's crake? First time seeing this species. This individual kept popping in and out of the reeds along the edge of the path, trying to work out what I was

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Liam.m wrote:
   20 Nov 2021
Hi Darcy,
Not a baillons, but a buff banded rail. Key difference between rails and crakes is their size (baillons are absolutely tiny). Buff banded also have red bills, a clear white brow, stripes on the breast and a small buff band on their underside

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 20 Nov 2021 09:06 AM Recorded on
  • Darcy Recorded by

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