Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Rails, Gallinules and Coots :: Ocellated Crake

Ocellated Crake Micropygia schomburgkii

Described by: Schomburgk (1848)
Alternate common name(s): Dotted Crake, Ocellated Rail
Old scientific name(s): Coturnicops schomburgkii


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S. Central America. N. South America. S. South America s. of the Amazon;
Two, possibly three populations and a small isolated population;
(1) E. and se. Colombia (Meta), Venezuela, Guyana, Surinam and Guiana. Isolated population in Costa Rica.
(2) C. and se. Brazil (Mato Grosso, Goias and w. Bahia to Sao Paulo). Se. Peru (Pampas de Heath), n. and e. Bolivia (populations of uncertain affinities).


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


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