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 Gallirallus sharpei

This taxon is Not Recognised as a species by BirdLife International.

Taxonomic source(s)
Sibley, C. G.; Monroe, B. L. 1990. Distribution and taxonomy of birds of the world. Yale University Press, New Haven, USA.

Taxonomic note
Gallirallus sharpei (Sibley and Monroe 1990, 1993) is now considered a colour morph of Buff-banded Rail G. philippensis based on unpublished genetic work (R. W. R. J. Dekker in litt. 2008).

References
Olson, S. L. 1986. Gallirallus sharpei (Büttikofer), nov. comb. A valid species of rail (Rallidae) of unknown origin. Le Gerfaut 76: 263-269.

Recommended citation
BirdLife International (2014) Species factsheet: Gallirallus sharpei. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/10/2014. Recommended citation for factsheets for more than one species: BirdLife International (2014) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 02/10/2014.

This information is based upon, and updates, the information published in BirdLife International (2000) Threatened birds of the world. Barcelona and Cambridge, UK: Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, BirdLife International (2004) Threatened birds of the world 2004 CD-ROM and BirdLife International (2008) Threatened birds of the world 2008 CD-ROM. These sources provide the information for species accounts for the birds on the IUCN Red List.

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Key facts
Current IUCN Red List category Not Recognised
Family Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)
Species name author (Büttikofer, 1895)