Genus Laterallus


White-throated crake - It is found in Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, Honduras, Nicaragua, and Panama. Its natural habitat is swamps.


Gray-breasted Crake - The Grey-breasted Crake is a species of bird in the Rallidae family. It is found in Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are swamps and pastureland.

Black Rail - Black Rails appear to be omnivorous, feeding primarily on small invertebrates but also on seeds of some marsh plants. They are preyed upon by many avian and mammalian predators and rely on the cover of thick marsh vegetation for protection. They are territorial and call loudly and frequently during the mating season.


Rusty-flanked Crake - Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical dry lowland grassland, freshwater lakes, freshwater marshes, and water storage areas. It is threatened by habitat loss.


Ruddy Crake - The bird occurs from Mexico south to north-west Costa Rica. It is found in freshwater habitats such as marshes, reedbeds, damp fields and ditches.


Galapagos Rail - The Galapagos Rail is a small nearly flightless ground living bird. It has dark plumage, black overall with a greyer head and breast, and white spots on the back. It has a scarlet eye, a black bill, and short, nearly useless wings. They are very vocal with a wide range of calls.

Order : Gruiformes
Family : Rallidae
Genus : Laterallus