Virginia Rail

Rallus limicola - Râle de Virginie

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Gruiformes

  • Family
    :

    Rallidés

  • Genus
    :

    Rallus

  • Species
    :

    limicola

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1819

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 25 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 32 à 38 cm.
  • Weight
    : 75 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Virginia Rail (Rallus limicola) is a species of bird in the Rallidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Rallus limicola limicola (s Canada, USA)
  • Rallus limicola friedmanni (sc and se Mexico)

Foreign names

  • Râle de Virginie,
  • Rascón de Virginia,
  • Saracura-de-peito-laranja,
  • Virginiaralle,
  • virginiai guvat,
  • Virginiaral,
  • Rallo della Virginia,
  • Virginiarall,
  • Grynterikse,
  • chriašteľ hnedý,
  • chřástal virginský,
  • Mudderrikse,
  • amerikanluhtakana,
  • rascló de Virgínia,
  • wodnik błotny,
  • Virdžīnijas dumbracālis,
  • Центральноамериканский пастушок,
  • コオニクイナ,
  • 弗吉尼亚秧鸡,
  • 維吉尼亞秧雞,

Voice song and cries

Râle de Virginie
♂ adult breeding

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands

Geographic range

Illustration

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