Birds of Colombia

    GRUIFORMES: Rallidae (Rails, Crakes & Coots)  
Genus: Aramides (3 species, 8 worldwide)

Rufous-necked Wood Rail
Rufous-necked Wood Rail (Aramides axillaris)
Photograph by George Cruz (San Jorge Eco-Lodges)   © All Rights Reserved.

Grey-necked Wood Rail
Grey-necked Wood Rail (Aramides cajaneus)
Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

The most common rail in its range, and open seen popping briefly out of the marsh, or forest near water.

Brown Wood Rail
Brown Wood Rail (Aramides wolfi) Vulnerable
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Rare and local in coastal mangrove habitat.

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