Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Rails, Gallinules and Coots :: Speckled Rail

Speckled Rail Coturnicops notatus

Described by: Gould (1841)
Alternate common name(s): Speckled Crake, Darwin's Rail
Old scientific name(s): Coturnicops notata


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South America;
Highly fragmented distribution and uncertain dispersal pattern;
S. Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay to c. Argentina (Cordoba, Rio Negro and Buenos Aries). Apparently also occurs in se. Colombia (Meta), Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam and Guiana.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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