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Rallus elegans (King Rail) is a species of birds in the family rails. They are listed as near threatened by IUCN and as endangered by COSEWIC. They are associated with freshwater habitat. They are native to The Neotropics and The Nearctic. They are solitary, diurnal carnivores. Reproduction is dioecious. They have parental care (female provides care and paternal care). They rely on saltation to move around.

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  • URI: http://purl.obolibrary.org/obo/NBO_0000370
  • Definition: (Bipedal jumping.) Behavior related to the upward thrust produced by the rapid, simultaneous extension of the hind legs with the intend to rise in the air
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Known occurrences, collected specimens and observations of King rail. View this species on GBIF