The Rallidae present the very noteworthy woodhens, Ocydromus, and the takahe, Notornis, which is almost extinct.
Rallus, Fulica, Ocydromus, &c., Gallinula nesiotis, Tristan d'Acunha, flightless.
australis, which cannot very confidently be referred to any known species of Ocydromus, may have been from Norfolk Island.
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