Uniform Crake Amaurolimnas concolor

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Appearance

Distinguishing Characteristics

20 cm. 95 g. Red eyes. Yellow-greenish bill. Body color uniform without a significant patter. Dorsal parts olive brown with sides of head gray-brown. Ventral parts more cinnamon with paler throat. Red to orange legs. Males and Females alike. Young birds have ventral parts darker and duller, gray-browner; throat is dull brown and eyes are yellow.

Similar Species

The Rudy Crake (Laterallus ruber) has the head blackish, black bill and greenish legs. The Rufous-necked Wood Rail (Aramides axillaris) is bigger, has the head and neck reddish and upper dorsal and ventral parts are gray.

Detailed Description

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Recommended Citation

Uniform Crake (Amaurolimnas concolor), In Neotropical Birds Online (T. S. Schulenberg, Editor). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. retrieved from Neotropical Birds Online: https://neotropical.birds.cornell.edu/Species-Account/nb/species/unicra1