The grey-necked wood rail measures 38 cm (15 in) long and weighs g (16 oz ). The upperparts are olive green to dark brown. The head and neck are. Gray-necked Wood-Rail (Aramides cajanea) [version 1] American Ornithologists’ Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.): Gray-necked Wood-Rail (Aramides. Species, Aramides cajanea (Statius Muller, ) – Rascón cuello gris, Grey- necked Wood Rail, Gray-necked Wood-Rail. Subspecies, Aramides cajanea.

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ADW: Aramides cajanea: INFORMATION

MyAvibase allows you to create and manage your own lifelists, and produce useful reports to help you plan your next birding excursion. This rail feeds on a wide range of foods, from molluscs to seeds. Classification Kingdom Animalia animals Animalia: These birds are found in the Pacific arid slope, from southern Sonora, south cqjanea Guanacaste, as well as Costa Rica, on islands in the southern Caribbean, such as Trinidad and Tobago, west of the base of the Andes Mountains, as well as the eastern parts of Brazil, Aeamides and Paraguay.

The head and neck are medium-grey, blending into a brown patch at the back of the head. In general, rails have relatively thin bodies; this helps them move through dense vegetation.


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Chiricote, Cotara Chiricote Spanish Bolivia: Cornell Lab of Ornithology. The grey-necked wood rail rarely flies, although when it is flushed out, it will generally move to a branch close to the ground. These birds issue a harsh, loud and powerful cackle when they feel threatened.

Harris, ; Skutch, The Archaeology of Mesoamerican Animals. The males cjaanea females are similar. Translate Avibase is also available in the following languages: Animals with bilateral symmetry have dorsal and ventral sides, as well as anterior and posterior ends. When eating snailsthis rail will hammer at the shells to extract them. Retrieved 14 April Avibase is also available in the following languages: Breeding season Gray-necked wood-rails breed April to August.

A Monograph of the Family Rallidae.

Avicenniae’ s upper wing-coverts are also more greenish-grey. Cajanae and Ellis, ; Skutch, The alarm call is a harsh, loud cackle or clucking shriek. Statius Muller, Reference: In these nests, there is a clutch consisting of three to seven eggs, incubated by both sexes.

The grey-necked wood rail is regarded as being sister species with the rufous-naped wood rail[6] araides of the nine members of the genus Aramidesof which the grey-necked wood rail is included in.

Grey-necked wood rail

The depth is usually between under 4 and 9 centimetres 1. Grey necked wood rail bird Aramides cajanea hides in the brush.


If it cwjanea being observed, it is generally cautious. The chicks are black and downy, with a brownish head. Retrieved 22 April Fulica Cajanea Avibase ID: Aramides cajanea has different types of calls and songs for different purposes.

Search Avibase search Browse by families. Flightless rails endemic to islands have lower energy expenditures and clutch sizes than flighted rails on islands and continents. Gray-necked Wood-Rail, Aramides cajanea, walking on the green grass in nature.

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Endothermy is a synapomorphy of the Mammalia, although it may have arisen in a now extinct synapsid ancestor; the fossil record does not distinguish these possibilities. Positive Adults and juveniles taken from the wild are used as both pets and food. This manifests in warning its partner with threat displays to keep it at a distance. In an observational study cajaneea a pair of gray-necked wood-rails, a male and female bird occupied their nest at different times of day during the incubation period, which suggests a monogamous mating system.