Speckled Crake

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

important because the Speckled crake is extremely rare and poorly known, with less than 20 specimens in museum collections. Bennett’s bird died but its skin wasn’t kept, and hence its identification was never verified. There don’t seem to be any other Speckled crake records from the Falklands, nor records of any other, similar rail. The ‘mystery wrens’ There’s more. The Falklands also have a mystery wren, or at least a wren-like passerine. More

Order : Gruiformes
Family : Rallidae
Genus : Coturnicops
Species : notatus
Authority : (Gould, 1841)