Biodiversity - Gray necked Wood Rail

  • Name: Gray necked Wood Rail

  • Scientific name: Aramides cajanea

  • Category: Birds

  • Family: Rallidae

Status:  Common

Size:  38 cm.

Weight:  460 grams.

Elevation:  up to 1,400 meters above sea level.

 

Has a long neck and legs, a short yellow beak with a light green tip.

Lives in patches of forest, edges of streams or in coffee plantations.

Reproduces between April and September.

These are solitary.  If threatened will flee rapidly.  Sometimes flies short distances.

Feeds on small invertebrates, insects and fruits.  Sometimes steals the spoils transported by ants.




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