How did the world’s smallest flightless bird end up on an island in the middle of the ocean?

Posted November 11, 2018 12:17 pm by Editor

How did the world’s smallest flightless bird end up on an island in the middle of the ocean?

Arriving on Inaccessible Island — after the inevitable odyssey of getting there — you hear the sound of the Inaccessible Island rail everywhere. The smallest flightless birds in the world, the rails scurry around the vegetation, feasting on worms, berries, seeds, and invertebrates, including a flightless species of moths. During a fieldwork trip in 2011…

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