Tag: Rails, crakes and allies

Sora (Porzana carolina)

[order] GRUIFORMES | [family] Rallidae | [latin] Porzana carolina | [UK] Sora | [FR] Marouette de Caroline | [DE] Carolina-Sumpfhuhn | [ES] Polluela Sora | [NL] Sora-ral Subspecies Monotypic species Physical charateristics In its breeding plumage, the sora’s throat and face are black, with a short, yellowish bill. The breast and nape of neck are […]

Striped Crake (aenigmatolimnas marginalis)

[order] GRUIFORMES | [family] Rallidae | [latin] aenigmatolimnas marginalis | [UK] Striped Crake | [FR] Marouette rayee | [DE] Graukehl-Sumpfhuhn | [ES] Polluela Culirroja | [NL] Afrikaans Porseleinhoen Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Cyanolimnas marginalis Aenigmatolimnas marginalis AF wc, se Physical charateristics Male dark brown with white streaks […]

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 […]

Ash throated Crake (Porzana albicollis)

[order] Gruiformes | [family] Rallidae | [latin] Porzana albicollis | [UK] Ash-throated Crake | [FR] Marouette plombee | [DE] Wieselsumpfhuhn | [ES] Polluela Turura | [IT] Schiribilla collobianco | [NL] Witkeelporseleinhoen Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Porzana albicollis SA n, sc, se Porzana albicollis albicollis e Brazil to […]

Russet crowned Crake (Anurolimnas viridis)

[order] Gruiformes | [family] Rallidae | [latin] Anurolimnas viridis | [UK] Russet-crowned Crake | [FR] Rale kiolo | [DE] Indioralle | [ES] Polluela Coronirrufa | [IT] Schiribilla corona rossiccia | [NL] Roodkruinral Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Laterallus viridis SA Amazonia Laterallus viridis brunnescens e Colombia Laterallus viridis […]