Black Rail

Laterallus jamaicensis - Râle noir

Râle noir
adult
Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Gruiformes

  • Family
    :

    Rallidés

  • Genus
    :

    Laterallus

  • Species
    :

    jamaicensis

Descriptor

Gmelin, JF, 1789

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 15 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 22 à 28 cm.
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Râle noir
adult

Black Rail (Laterallus jamaicensis) is a species of bird in the Rallidae family.

Subspecific information 5 subspecies

  • Laterallus jamaicensis jamaicensis (e USA, e Central America)
  • Laterallus jamaicensis coturniculus (wc California. USA. to Baja California (Mexico))
  • Laterallus jamaicensis murivagans (w Peru)
  • Laterallus jamaicensis salinasi (c Chile, w Argentina)
  • Laterallus jamaicensis tuerosi (Peru)

Foreign names

  • Râle noir,
  • Polluela negruzca,
  • sanã-preta,
  • Schieferralle,
  • juhász guvat,
  • Zwarte Dwergral,
  • Rallo nerastro,
  • svart dvärgrall,
  • Perlerikse,
  • chriašteľ tmavý,
  • chřástal tmavý,
  • Sort Dværgrikse,
  • mustarääkkä,
  • rasclet fosc,
  • derkaczyk śniady,
  • madarainais ormanītis,
  • Американский чёрный погоныш,
  • クロコビトクイナ,
  • 黑田鸡,
  • 黑南美田雞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Marine Intertidal : Salt Marshes (Emergent Grasses)

Geographic range

Threats - protection

IUCN conservation status
Extinct
Threatened
Least
concern
Extinc
in the Wild
Near
threatened
Not
evaluated
EX EW CR EN VU NT LC NE

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