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Category:Rufirallus - BirdForum Opus

Genus: Rufirallus


Crakes from South America.


Rufirallus is a genus in the family Rallidae. There is a note in the IOC spreadsheet saying "The genus Rufirallus Bonaparte, 1856 has priority over Anurolimnas Sharpe, 1893 when Chestnut-headed Crake and Russet-crowned Crake are treated as congeneric (Dickinson & Remsen 2013; HBW; Garcia-R et al. 2020)."

Genus Rufirallus viewedit
R. castaneiceps Chestnut-headed Crake
R. viridis Russet-crowned Crake


  1. Clements, J. F., P. C. Rasmussen, T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, T. A. Fredericks, J. A. Gerbracht, D. Lepage, A. Spencer, S. M. Billerman, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2023. The eBird/Clements checklist of Birds of the World: v2023. Downloaded from https://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/
  2. Gill, F, D Donsker, and P Rasmussen (Eds). 2023. IOC World Bird List (v 13.2). Doi 10.14344/IOC.ML.13.2. http://www.worldbirdnames.org/

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Pages in category ‘Rufirallus’

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