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The rails, or Rallidae, are a large cosmopolitan family of small- to medium-sized birds. The family exhibits considerable diversity and also includes the crakes, coots, and gallinules. Many species are associated with wetlands, although the family is found in every terrestrialhabitat except dry deserts, polar regions, and alpine areas above the snow line.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia http:/​/​en.​wikipedia.​org/​wiki/​Rallidae
Red-necked Crake (Rallina tricolor)Red-necked Crake (Rallina tricolor)Lord Howe Woodhen (Gallirallus sylvestris)Lord Howe Woodhen (Gallirallus sylvestris)Buff-banded Rail (Gallirallus philippensis)Buff-banded Rail (Gallirallus philippensis)White-breasted Waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus)White-breasted Waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus)Spotless Crake (Porzana tabuensis)Spotless Crake (Porzana tabuensis)White-browed Crake (Porzana cinerea)White-browed Crake (Porzana cinerea)Australasian Swamphen (Porphyrio melanotus)Australasian Swamphen (Porphyrio melanotus)Australasian Swamphen (Porphyrio melanotus)Australasian Swamphen (Porphyrio melanotus)Grey-headed Swamphen (Porphyrio poliocephalus)Grey-headed Swamphen (Porphyrio poliocephalus)Grey-headed Swamphen (Porphyrio poliocephalus)Australasian Swamphen (Porphyrio melanotus)

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