Tag Archive: Aphanapteryx leguati

Jul 01 2011

Leguats Rail (Aphanapteryx leguati)

Leguats Rail

The story The Huguenot refugee Francois Leguat discovered a relative of the Mauritian Red Rail during his two-year sojourn on the island of Rodrigues: Our Wood-hens are fat all the year round and of a most delicate taste. Their colour is always of a bright grey, and there is very little difference in the plumage …

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