Giant Wood Rail

The Giant Wood-rail is a species of bird in the Rallidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Paraguay, and Uruguay. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and swamps.

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The Giant Wood Rail is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

In Brazil, the Giant Wood Rail is found mostly in Rio Grande do Sul and it also lives in neighbouring countries. This individual was one of two seen on farmland. Quite shy. The Giant Wood-rail is distinguished from the similar Slaty-breasted Wood-rail and Gray-necked Wood-rail by its rufous back of neck and belly. Giant Wood Rail - Aramides ypecahaMore photos... More

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Order : Gruiformes
Family : Rallidae
Genus : Aramides
Species : ypecaha
Authority : Vieillot, 1819