Sakalava Rail, Olivier's Crake, Olivier's Rail

Sakalava Rail, Olivier's Crake, Olivier's Rail

Dimensions: 8 in. x 8 in.
 
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Sakalava Rail, Olivier's Crake, Olivier's Rail by Kathy Kleinsteiber
Species Info
Status: 
Endangered
Family: 
RALLIDAE
Order: 
GRUIFORMES
Genus: 
Zapornia
Species: 
olivieri
Population trend: 
decreasing
Authority: 
(Grandidier & Berlioz, 1929)
Synonyms: 
Amaurornis olivieri
Common names (Fre): 
Rle d'Olivier
Medium: 
Acrylic on Canvas
Artist Statement: 
The Sakalava Rail is a shy and rarely seen endemic rail of Madagascar where it lives in freshwater wetlands. Its range is small and fragmented due to the conversion of wetlands to rice fields.