Birds of Colombia

    GRUIFORMES: Rallidae (Rails, Crakes and Coots)  
Genus: Pardirallus (2 species, 3 worldwide)


Spotted Rail
Spotted Rail (Pardirallus maculatus insolitus)
Finca Las Trancas, Liberia, Costa Rica  
   
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.

Blackish Rail
Blackish Rail (Pardirallus nigricans caucae)
Tatama National Park, Pueblo Rico, Risaralda, Colombia  
   

Secretive in tall grass, and generally only heard. May leave grass at dusk or dawn.


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