Madagascar Wood Rail

Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry forests and subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

The Madagascar Wood Rail is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

certain a Madagascar Wood Rail Canirallus kioloides was about to appear. However our final species of Ground-Roller finally gave itself up by jumping up on to a low branch in full view but for only around 30 seconds before returning to the forest floor and promptly disappearing. This species is treated as Vulnerable by Collar et al. (1994) who state 'it is rare (the rarest of its family) and threatened by forest destruction.' 183. More

Order : Gruiformes
Family : Rallidae
Genus : Canirallus
Species : kioloides
Authority : (Pucheran, 1845)