Birds of Panama

    GRUIFORMES: Rallidae (Rails, Crakes & Coots)  
Genus: Aramides (2 species, 8 worldwide)

Rufous-necked Wood Rail
Rufous-necked Wood Rail (Aramides axillaris)
Photograph by George Cruz (San Jorge Eco-Lodges)   © All Rights Reserved.

Grey-cowled Wood Rail
Grey-cowled Wood Rail (Aramides cajaneus)
Mato Grosso do Sul, Brazil  
Photograph by Tom Friedel   © All Rights Reserved.

Cowled. The most common rail in its range, and open seen popping briefly out of the marsh, or forest near water. Once called Grey-necked Wood Rail.

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