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Chatham Island rail, Cabalus modestus, AV730

Physical Description

Small brown bird with loosely barbed feathers all over its body, mounted in a running position with its weight on its PR foot and the other foot raised and folded back behind it. Wings are held out slightly from its body and the head is facing forward.


Maximum dimensions (H x W x D): 180 x 195 x 105mm



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