Tag: Rails, crakes and allies

Yellow-breasted Crake (Porzana flaviventer)

[order] GRUIFORMES | [family] Rallidae | [latin] Porzana flaviventer | [UK] Yellow-breasted Crake | [FR] Maroutte a sourcils blancs | [DE] Gelbbrust-Sumpfhuhn | [ES] Polluela Palida | [NL] Geelbuikporseleinhoen Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Physical charateristics Very small yellowish crake with long toes. Dark line through eye with a buff white supercilicium. White markings on upperparts […]

Common Gallinule (Gallinula chloropus)

[order] GRUIFORMES | [family] Rallidae | [latin] Gallinula chloropus | [UK] Common Gallinule | [FR] Gallinule poule-d’eau | [DE] Teichhuhn | [ES] Gallereta Comun | [NL] Waterhoen Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Physical charateristics Medium-sized gallinule, with prominent bill and frontal shield and habit of constantly flirting tail, exhibiting white under tail-coverts. Looks essentially black at […]

Rufous-necked Wood-Rail (Aramides axillaris)

[order] GRUIFORMES | [family] Rallidae | [latin] Aramides axillaris | [UK] Rufous-necked Wood-Rail | [FR] Rale a cou roux | [DE] Braunkappen-Ralle | [ES] Cotara Cuellirrufa, Rascon Cuellirrufo (Cr), Gallineta Cuellirufo (HN) | [NL] Roodnekbosral Subspecies Monotypic species Genus Physical charateristics Tall rail with rufous had, neck, sides, breast and adomen are rufous. Short bill. […]

Yellow Rail (Coturnicops noveboracensis)

[order] GRUIFORMES | [family] Rallidae | [latin] Coturnicops noveboracensis | [UK] Yellow Rail | [FR] Rale jaune | [DE] Gelbralle | [ES] Polluela Amarillenta | [NL] Gele Ral Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Coturnicops noveboracensis NA e,c Coturnicops noveboracensis goldmani c Mexico Coturnicops noveboracensis noveboracensis Canada, n USA […]

Baillons Crake (Porzana pusilla)

[order] GRUIFORMES | [family] Rallidae | [latin] Porzana pusilla | [UK] Baillons Crake | [FR] Marouette de Baillon | [DE] Zwerg-Sumpfhuhn | [ES] Polluela Chica | [NL] Kleinst Waterhoen Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Porzana pusilla EU, AF, OR, AU widespread Porzana pusilla affinis New Zealand, Chatham Is. […]