Birds of Colombia

    GRUIFORMES: Rallidae (Rails, Crakes and Coots)  
Genus: Aramides (3 species, 8 worldwide)


Rufous-necked Wood Rail
Rufous-necked Wood Rail (Aramides axillaris)
Bosque del Apache, New Mexico, United States  
   
Photograph by Alan Schmierer   Image has been placed in the Public Domain.

Grey-necked Wood Rail
Grey-necked Wood Rail (Aramides cajaneus)
Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil  
   

The most common rail in its range, and open seen popping briefly out of the marsh, or forest near water.

Brown Wood Rail
Brown Wood Rail (Aramides wolfi) Vulnerable
Bahia Solano, Choco, Colombia
  Coastal mangrove habitat.
   


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