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

Sakalava Rail, Olivier's Crake, Olivier's Rail by AFC

Zapornia olivieri by Kathy Kleinsteiber
(8 in. x 8 in. | Acrylic on Canvas | ID#4261)

Family: RALLIDAE | Conservation Status: Endangered | Population Trend: decreasing
 

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.
 

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