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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A few days after acjanea young hatch, the chicks are brought to a “nursery nest”, until they are about 40 days old. Bird checklists – taxonomy – distribution – maps – links.

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Animal from Costa Rica. Their breast and flanks are brownish-red, like rust.

McNab, ; Skutch, The University of Chicago Press. Related taxa Alternative arrangements: In one study, the juveniles remained with their parents until at least 53 days old. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Saved one filter Removed from saved filters. The two were classified as subspecies of a single species by James L.


They can also be distinguished from other rails by their distinct song. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. Sign In We’re Sorry! Help us improve the site by taking our survey. Juvenile birds are similar to the adult but are duller in colour, with their belly sooty-black and flecked with buff.

The chest and flanks are a rufous colour, with the belly, rump, and tail being black. Data from both the aviary and the wild suggests that the incubation period is at least 20 days. Adults and juveniles taken from the wild are used as both pets and food. Create a Free Account.

Geographic Range Gray-necked wood-rails Aramides cajanea are widely distributed throughout the Neotropical region. The cajaena and neck are medium-grey, blending into a brown patch at the back of the head. To eat these fruits, gray-necked wood-rails throw their whole bodies into pecking, see-sawing up and down, using their legs.

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During an observation in an aviary, the male incubated during the day and the female incubated at night. Sign up to browse over million imagesvideo clips, and music tracks. Gray-necked wood-rails are pets both locally and internationally, while their use as food is primarily limited to their native areas. The legs aramidrs coral-red, the bill is a bright greenish-yellow, and the eyes are red.

Harris, ; Skutch, Fulica Cajanea Avibase ID: Conservation Status Conservation priority of Aramides cajanea is considered low because this species has a wide distribution throughout South America; likewise, they are habitat generalists and may use non-threatened habitats.


Accessed December 31, at https: These birds sing most often during wet, cloudy weather and in the evening, although they do sing throughout the day when together.

It lives primarily in the forests, mangroves, and swamps of Aramidss and South America. This bird feeds at night, eating various invertebrates and small vertebrates. Nishizawa and Uitto, ; Skutch, We have images for every project, all covered by worry free licensing Download with confidence Find your plan.

In forest vegetation these birds are usually found in lower tropical elevation zones lower than mbut cajjanea be found as high as 1, m. Both males and females physically cjanea predators away from their eggs or nest. Avicenniae’ s upper wing-coverts are also more greenish-grey.

The clutch the grey-necked wood rail lays usually consists of three to seven brown-blotched, slightly glossy, [11] whitish eggs, although clutches consisting of five eggs are most typical. Translate Avibase is also available in the following languages: Birdwatching in South America. Gallineta cuello gris Spanish Mexico: The only recorded predator of Aramides cajanea is humanswho are known to occasionally eat them due to their relative abundance.