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Gray-necked Wood-Rail Aramides cajanea

Described by: Müller, Statius (1776)
Alternate common name(s): Grey-necked Wood Rail, Gray-necked Wood Rail, Gray-necked Wood-rail, Grey-necked Wood-rail, Cayenne Wood-rail
Old scientific name(s): Eulabeornis cajaneus, Aramides cajaneus


Napo Wildlife Center, Ecuador - Jan 14, 2006 © William Hull  Napo Wildlife Center, Ecuador - Jan 14, 2006 © William Hull  Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary, Belize - Mar, 2005 © Kent Nickell  Gamboa, Panama - Dec, 2002 © Bill Hatch 
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Central America, c. and e. South America;
(1) S. Mexico (Veracruz and Guerrero).
(2) Se. Mexico (Yucatan and Cozumel Is.) to Belize.
(3) Guatemala and El Salvador.
(4) Honduras and Nicaragua.
(5) Ne. Costa Rica.
(6) Panama (San Miguel, Pearl Is.).
(7) Panama (Pearl Is.).
(8) Costa Rica, Panama, Colombia s. only to Choco on the w. slope, Venezuela, Trinidad, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana, e. Ecuador, e. Peru, Bolivia and Brazil (Bahia, Chapada Diamantina) to Paraguay, Uruguay and n. Argentina (mainly e. of the Andes s. to Santa Fe and Buenos Aires).


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


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