The White-throated Rail (Dryolimnas cuvieri) or Cuvier's Rail is a species of bird in the Rallidae family. It is found in Comoros, Madagascar, Mayotte, and Seychelles. A flightless subspecies, Dryolimnas cuvieri aldabranus (Aldabra Rail), inhabits Aldabra, while another, D. c. abbotti (Assumption Rail), from Assumption went extinct in the early 20th century due to introduced predators.
Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea) predation on the Aldabra White-throated Rail (Dryolimnas cuvieri aldabranus).(SHORT COMMUNICATIONS)(Report)
Sep 01, 2008; The Grey Heron (Ardea cinerea), widespread throughout the Seychelles, is one of the few waders that breed on Aldabra Atoll...