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Noun1.Gallirallus - rails of New Zealand
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Rallidae, Rallidae - rails; crakes; gallinules; coots
maori hen, weka, wood hen - flightless New Zealand rail of thievish disposition having short wings each with a spur used in fighting
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Health assessment of the Guam rail (Gallirallus owstoni) population in the Guam rail recovery program.
Bird Density in Marsh Swamp: Yellow-vented Bulbul - Pycnonotus goiavier (11.81 +- 1.30 birds/ha), Peaceful Dove - Geopelia striata (10.03 +- 1.68 birds/ha), Pink- necked Green Pigeon - Treron vernans (8.91 +- 1.37 birds/ha), Purple Swamphen - Porphyrio porphyrio (7.94 +- 1.36 birds/ha) and Scaly-breasted Munia - Gallirallus striatus (7.93 +- 3.84 birds/ha) were five most dominant species in marsh swamp habitat.
Table 1: Collective North American species studied/managed at individual C2S2 institutions common name scientific name American burying beetle Nicrophorus americanus Attwater's prairie chicken Tympanuchus cupido attwateri black footed ferret Mustela nigripes black-capped vireo Vireo atricapilla California condor Gymnogyps californianus Desert bighorn sheep Ovis canadensis nelsoni desert tortoise Gopherus agassizii Florida panther Puma concolor coryi golden-cheeked warbler Dendroica chrysoparia Guam rail Gallirallus owstoni Hawaiian crow Corvus hawaiiensis Iiwi Vestiaria coccinea Amakihi Hemignathus virens Rota bridled white-eye Zosterops conspicillatus rotensis Mlcronesian kingfisher Todiramphus c.
However, this travelling endemics scenario should also have to include some prescient (and very fast-migrating) bird populations, because the bones of grassland-dependent rails (Gallirallus sp.) have been found in Saipan in early Pre-Latte cultural deposits dating to c.
A small predator removal experiment to protect North island Weka (Gallirallus australis greyi) and the case for single-subject approches in determing agents decline.