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Amaurornis olivaceus
Bird Family :"Crakes and Rails"
Description :Uncommon local species. Length 26cm. Secretive water bird.
Typical Habitat :Swamps, flooded grasslands amd rainforest margins.
Distribution :Moderately common to uncommon to northern and north eastern coastal Australia. Subspecies ruficrissa is endemic, only recorded in Australia.
Migration :Resident / breeding. Main breeding season, November to February.
Introduced :No
Seen North Qld :  Yes

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