Buff-spotted Flufftail

Sarothrura elegans - Râle ponctué

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Gruiformes

  • Family
    :

    Sarothruridés

  • Genus
    :

    Sarothrura

  • Species
    :

    elegans

Descriptor

Smith, A, 1839

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 17 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 25 à 28 cm.
  • Weight
    : 40 à 45 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Buff-spotted Flufftail (Sarothrura elegans) is a species of bird in the Sarothruridae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Sarothrura elegans reichenovi (Sierra Leone to Uganda and n Angola)
  • Sarothrura elegans elegans (Ethiopia and Somalia to South Africa)

Foreign names

  • Râle ponctué,
  • Polluela Elegante,
  • Frango-d'água-elegante,
  • Tropfenralle,
  • gyöngyös bolyhosszárnyúmadár,
  • Bruinvlekral,
  • Codapiuma macchiecamoscio,
  • Beigefläckig pygmérall,
  • Skogdunrikse,
  • páperochvost bodkovaný,
  • chřástal žlutoskvrnný,
  • Okkerplettet Dunhale,
  • rokkorääkkiäinen,
  • Gevlekte Vleikuiken,
  • rasclet elegant,
  • kusokurka plamista,
  • Пёстрый пушистый погоныш,
  • キボシクイナ,
  • 黄斑侏秧鸡,
  • 黃點侏秧雞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Swamp, Subtropical/Tropical Moist Montane ; Shrubland : Subtropical/Tropical Moist, Subtropical/Tropical High Altitude ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Plantations, Rural Gardens, Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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