Madagascar Flufftail

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

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

The Madagascar Flufftail (Sarothrura insularis) is a species of bird in the Rallidae family. It is endemic to Madagascar. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. References - * BirdLife International 2004. Sarothrura insularis. 2006 IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Downloaded on 24 July 2007. Stub icon This Gruiformes-related article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it. More

In the Madagascar Flufftail the courtship behaviour consists of duetting, nest building, which is undertaken by the male, nest visits by the female and copulation. The nests are domed, and in the Madagascar Flufftail it is positioned high above the ground in vines, in the White-winged Flufftail the nest is in reeds over waterlogged ground. The eggs of all the species that have been studied are white, which is unusual for rails. More

Madagascar Flufftail - Sarothrura insularis - Madagascar Flufftail . ... Member Comments : 0. No comments Avibase - The World Bird Database - Flufftail (Sarothrura affinis affinis) ssp.: Chestnut-breasted Flufftail (Sarothrura Avibase - La Base de Dades d'Ocells del Món - Avibase és una extensa base de dades, amb informació de totes els ocells del món, Search for Sites - additional data. LC, Madagascar Flufftail Sarothrura insularis. ... Recommended Madagascar - F, Madagascar Flufftail Sarothrura insularis. More

MADAGASCAR FLUFFTAIL Sarothrura insularis Unbelievable views, male and female walking in and around the group for several minuets. MADAGASCAR SNIPE Gallinago macrodactyla Three birds flushed at Vohiparara marsh. MADAGASCAR JACANA Actophilornis albinucha Several birds seen around Majunga and Ampijoroa. MADAGASCAR PRATINCOLE Glareola ocularis Recorded on two dates 4th and 6th Oct, maximum of 3 birds. More

Madagascar Flufftail, Sarothrura insularis Mantadia National Park, Madagascar Photographs © Luke W. More

Madagascar Flufftail - Sarothrura insularis Heard along the road near the entrance to Perinet on the 16th and 18th but taped in to view at the entrance to the 'log' trail at Mantady on the 17th where it was watched stationery, bill raised in the air calling back at us - stunning. Brenda saw another that crossed a gap in the undergrowth along Trail B at Vohiparara where Rufous-headed Ground Roller can sometimes be coaxed into view. More

Canirallus kioloides Madagascar Flufftail Sarothrura insularis Slender-billed Flufftail Sarothrura watersi Madagascar Rail Rallus madagascariensis Corn Crake Crex crex Sakalava Rail Amaurornis olivieri White-breasted Mesite Mesitornis variegata Brown Mesite Mesitornis unicolor Subdesert Mesite Monias benschi Madagascar Sandgrouse Pterocles personatus Madagascar Snipe Gallinago macrodactyla Madagascar Jacana Actophilornis albinucha Black-banded Plover Charadrius thoracicus Madagascar Pratincole Glareola ocularis Madagascar Baza Aviceda madagascariensis Madagascar Fish-Eagle Haliaeetus vociferoides Madagascar Serpent-Eagle Eutriorchis astur Madagascar Sparrowhawk Accipiter madagascariensis Henst`s Goshawk More

* Madagascar Flufftail, Sarothrura insularis * White-winged Flufftail, Sarothrura ayresi * Slender-billed Flufftail, Sarothrura watersi * Genus Canirallus (2 species) * Grey-throated Rail, Canirallus oculeus * Madagascar Wood Rail, Canirallus kioloides * Genus Coturnicops (3 species) * Swinhoe's Rail, Coturnicops exquisitus More

actual male Madagascar Flufftail (the red on the head is very different in tone) later on I was convinced that I had seen a male Slender-billed Flufftail. The Fieldguides trip leader Jay van der Gaast that I met at Ranamofana told me that he had heard of other ornithologists seeing the bird there or in the vicinity just before I did apparently. Madagascar Wood Rail Seen twice at Perinet; an adult with an almost fully-grown chick and a group of 4 adults. More

Madagascar Flufftail Sarothrura insularis = Described by: Sharpe (1870) Alternate common name(s): Madagascar Crake Old scientific name(s): Coturnicops insularis Photographs No photographs are available for this species Range E. Madagascar. Videos No videos are available for this species Sounds No sounds are available for this species References Clements, James F. More

Madagascar Flufftail Sarothrura insularis IUCN Red List history Year Category 2009 Least Concern 2008 Least Concern 2004 Least Concern 2000 Lower Risk/Least Concern 1994 Lower Risk/Least Concern 1988 Lower Risk/Least Concern Range Estimate More

* Madagascar Flufftail More

Madagascar Flufftail that blindly led us to its bowl-shaped nest! Madagascar Blue Pigeons and Vasa Parrots soared overhead. A Nelicourvi Weaver flew passed over the lake and a Madagascar Starling perched high up on a dead branch. We found Brown and Grey Bamboo Lemurs over lunch, as well as a group of the bizarre Giraffe-necked Weevil and a magical Parson More

Madagascar Flufftail, Sarothrura insularis - Endemic Crab Plover, Dromas ardeola Madagascar Plover, Charadrius thoracicus - Endemic Madagascar Sandgrouse, Pterocles personatus - Endemic White-browed Owl, Ninox superciliaris - Endemic Torotoroka Scops Owl, Otus madagascariensis - Endemic Madagascar Pygmy Kingfisher, Ispidina madagascariensis - Endemic Short-legged Groundroller, Brachypteracias leptosomus - Endemic More

The Madagascar flufftail is sometimes flushed in rank roadside vegetation here. Also visit the newly created Mantidia National Park. 90 mi/140 km southeast of Antananarivo (3 hours by good road). More

Madagascar Flufftail Sarothrura insularis 2009 IUCN Red List Category (as evaluated by BirdLife International - the official Red List Authority for birds for IUCN): Least Concern Justification This species has a very large range, and hence does not approach the thresholds for Vulnerable under the range size criterion (Extent of Occurrence 30% decline over ten years or three generations). More

Order : Gruiformes
Family : Rallidae
Genus : Sarothrura
Species : insularis
Authority : (Sharpe, 1870)