Birds of Colombia

    GRUIFORMES: Rallidae (Rails, Crakes & Coots)  
Genus: Mustelirallus (3 species, 4 worldwide)

Ash-throated Crake
Ash-throated Crake (Mustelirallus albicollis typhoeca)
French Guiana  
Photograph by Michel GIRAUD-AUDINE   © All Rights Reserved.

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Colombian Crake (Mustelirallus colombianus)

Similar to Paint-billed Crake, but without black and white barred vent and flanks, and much less brightly colored red base of bill (HBW).

Paint-billed Crake
Paint-billed Crake (Mustelirallus erythrops olivascens)
Costa Rica  
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.

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