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Wake Island Rail

Hypotaenidia wakensis (Rothschild, 1903)

The extinct Wake Island Rail (Gallirallus wakensis) was a flightless rail and the only native land bird on the Pacific atoll of Wake. It was found on the islands of Wake and Wilkes, but not on Peale, which is separated from the others by a channel of about 100 meters. Source: Wikipedia

Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Rallidae
Genus:
  Hypotaenidia

Scientific:
  Hypotaenidia wakensis

Citation:
  (Rothschild, 1903)

Reference:
  BBOC 13 p.78

Protonym:
  Hypotaenidia wakensis

Avibase ID:
  0C903B9AC977130C

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0C903B9A

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 560163


EXTINCT

Geographic range:

  • Hypotaenidia wakensis: Formerly Wake Island. Extinct; last reported 1944
English:
Wake Island Rail
Czech:
chřástal wakeský
German:
Wakeralle
Danish:
Wakeskovrikse
Spanish:
Rascón de la Wake
Finnish:
wakenluhtakana
French:
Râle de Wake
Icelandic:
Vökurella
Italian:
Rallo di Wake
Japanese:
we-kukuina
Japanese:
ウェーククイナ
Dutch:
Wakeral
Norwegian:
Wakerikse
Polish:
wodnik mikronezyjski
Portuguese:
Galeirão-de-wake
Russian:
Уэйкский пастушок
Slovak:
chriašteľ bledý
Swedish:
wakerall
Ukrainian:
Пастушок вакійський
Chinese:
威克岛秧鸡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Wake Island Rail ( Hypotaenidia wakensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Wake Island Rail ( Hypotaenidia wakensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Wake Island Rail ( Hypotaenidia wakensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Wake Island Rail ( Hypotaenidia wakensis)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Wake Island Rail ( Hypotaenidia wakensis)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Wake Rail ( Hypotaenidia wakensis)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Wake Rail ( Hypotaenidia wakensis)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Wake Rail ( Hypotaenidia wakensis)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Wake Rail ( Hypotaenidia wakensis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Wake Rail ( Hypotaenidia wakensis)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Wake Rail ( Hypotaenidia wakensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Râle de Wake ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Râle de Wake ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Clements 1st edition:
Wake Island Rail ( Rallus wakensis)
Clements 3rd edition:
Wake Island Rail ( Rallus wakensis)
Clements 4th edition:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Clements, version 2015:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Clements, version 2016:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Clements, version 2017:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Clements, version 2018:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Clements, version 2019:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
eBird version 1.50:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
eBird version 1.52:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
eBird version 1.53:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
eBird version 1.54:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
eBird version 1.55:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
eBird version 2015:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
eBird version 2016:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
eBird version 2017:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
eBird version 2018:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
eBird version 2019:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Wake Island Rail ( Hypotaenidia wakensis)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Wake Island Rail ( Hypotaenidia wakensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Wake Rail ( Hypotaenidia wakensis)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Wake Rail ( Hypotaenidia wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Wake Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
James Lee Peters:
Rallus wakensis
James Lee Peters (original):
Rallus wakensis
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Rallus wakensis
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Wake Island Rail ( Gallirallus wakensis)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Gallirallus wakensis
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Gallirallus wakensis

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Rascló de l'illa Wake
Czech: chřástal wakeský
Danish: Wakeskovrikse
German: Wake Inselralle, Wake-Insel-Ralle, Wakeralle, Wake-Ralle
English: Wake Island Rail, Wake Rail
English (IOC): Wake Island Rail
Spanish: Rascón de la Wake, Rascón de Wake
Spanish (Spain): Rascón de la Wake
Spanish (HBW): Wake Island Rail
Estonian: wake'i ruik
Finnish: Wakenluhtakana
French: Râle de Wake
Hungarian: wake-szigeti guvat
Icelandic: Vökurella
Italian: Rallo di Wake
Japanese: weakukuina, we-kukuina
Japanese: ウェアククイナ, ウェーククイナ
Scientific: Gallirallus philippensis wakensis, Gallirallus wakensis, Hypotaenidia wakensis, Rallus wakensis
Dutch: Wakeral, Wake-ral
Norwegian: Wakerikse
Polish: wodnik mikronezyjski
Portuguese: Galeirão-de-wake
Russian: Уэйкский пастушок
Slovak: chriašteľ bledý
Swedish: Wakerall
Ukrainian: Пастушок вакійський
Chinese: 威克岛秧鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 威克島秧雞, 威克島秧雞1945滅絕

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