White-spotted Flufftail

Sarothrura pulchra - Râle perlé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Gruiformes

  • Family
    :

    Sarothruridés

  • Genus
    :

    Sarothrura

  • Species
    :

    pulchra

Descriptor

Gray, JE, 1829

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 17 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 39 à 53 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Râle perlé
♂ adult

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

Subspecific information 4 subspecies

  • Sarothrura pulchra pulchra (Gambia and Senegal to n Cameroon)
  • Sarothrura pulchra batesi (s Cameroon)
  • Sarothrura pulchra centralis (Gabon to s Sudan south to n Angola and nw Zambia)
  • Sarothrura pulchra zenkeri (se Nigeria, w Cameroon, n Gabon)

Foreign names

  • Râle perlé,
  • Polluela pulcra,
  • frango-d'água-pintado,
  • Perlenralle,
  • pettyegetett bolyhosfarkú,
  • Parelvlekral,
  • Codapiuma macchiebianche,
  • vitfläckig dunrall,
  • Prikkdunrikse,
  • páperochvost perlavý,
  • chřástal běloskvrnný,
  • Hvidplettet Dunhale,
  • rämerääkkiäinen,
  • rasclet perlat,
  • kusokurka perlista,
  • Жемчужный пушистый погоныш,
  • シラボシクイナ,
  • 白斑侏秧鸡,
  • 白點侏秧雞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Moist Lowland, Subtropical/Tropical Swamp ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Shrub Dominated Wetlands, Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Subtropical/Tropical Heavily Degraded Former Forest

Geographic range

Sources of information

Other sources of interest

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published: - Updated: 11-05-2014
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