Rouget's Rail

Scientific Name
Rougetius rougetii
Conservation Status
Near Threatened (NT)

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The Rouget's Rail (Rougetius rougetii) is a species of bird in the Rallidae family. It is the only member of the genus Rougetius. It is found in Eritrea and Ethiopia. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical high-altitude shrubland, subtropical or tropical high-altitude grassland, rivers, swamps, freshwater marshes, pastureland, rural gardens, and urban areas. It is threatened by habitat loss. Rouget's Rail2.jpg|Rouget's Rail in Debre Birhan, Ethiopia Rail1.jpg|Rouget's Rail in Debre Birhan, Ethiopia