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Chestnut-headed Crake
Rufirallus castaneiceps (Sclater & Salvin, 1869)
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Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Rallidae
Genus:
  Rufirallus

Scientific:
  Rufirallus castaneiceps

Citation:
  (Sclater & Salvin, 1869)

Reference:
  PZS(1868) Pt3 p.453

Protonym:
  Porzana castaneiceps

Avibase ID:
  2A9074F92AD59D9F

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/2A9074F9

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176354

Geographic range:

  • Rufirallus castaneiceps castaneiceps: E Ecuador to e Peru and extreme nw Bolivia (Pando)
  • Rufirallus castaneiceps coccineipes: Tropical forests of sw Colombia and ne Ecuador
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Chestnut-headed Crake
Czech:
  chřástal rezavohlavý
German:
  Rotmaskenralle
Danish:
  Skyggerikse
Spanish:
  Polluela Pituro
Finnish:
  kukkujarääkkä
French:
  Râle à masque rouge
Italian:
  Rallo testacastana
Japanese:
  muneakakuina
Japanese:
  ムネアカクイナ
Dutch:
  Kastanjekopral
Norwegian:
  Kastanjehoderikse
Polish:
  derkaczyk kasztanowaty
Portuguese:
  Sanã-de-cabeça-castanha
Portuguese (Brazil):
  Sanã-de-cabeça-castanha
Russian:
  Каштановоголовый пастушок
Slovak:
  chriašteľ gaštanový
Swedish:
  kortstjärtad rall
Chinese:
  栗头田鸡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Rufirallus castaneiceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Rufirallus castaneiceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Rufirallus castaneiceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Rufirallus castaneiceps) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Rufirallus castaneiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Rufirallus castaneiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Rufirallus castaneiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Rufirallus castaneiceps) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Rufirallus castaneiceps) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Rufirallus castaneiceps) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Rufirallus castaneiceps)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Râle à masque rouge ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Râle à masque rouge ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Rallina castaneiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Rallina castaneiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Rufirallus castaneiceps) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Rufirallus castaneiceps) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Rufirallus castaneiceps) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Rufirallus castaneiceps) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Rufirallus castaneiceps) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Rufirallus castaneiceps)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Anurolimnas castaneiceps [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Anurolimnas castaneiceps [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Anurolimnas castaneiceps [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
   Chestnut-headed Crake ( Anurolimnas castaneiceps) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Anurolimnas castaneiceps [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Anurolimnas castaneiceps [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Rasclet capbrú
Czech: Chrástal hnedohlavý, chřástal rezavohlavý
Danish: Skyggerikse
German: Rotmaskenralle
English: Chestnut headed Crake, Chestnut-headed Crake, Chestnut-headed Rail
English (IOC): Chestnut-headed Crake
Spanish: Polluela Colorada, Polluela Pinturo, Polluela Pituro
Spanish (Colombia): Polluela Colorada
Spanish (Ecuador): Polla Cabecicastaña
Spanish (Spain): Polluela Pituro
Spanish (HBW): Chestnut-headed Crake
Spanish (Peru): Gallineta de Cabeza Castaña
Estonian: mets-rägaruik
Finnish: kukkujarääkkä, Kukkujaräikkä
French: Râle à masque rouge
Italian: Rallina testacastana, Rallo testacastana
Japanese: muneakakuina
Japanese: ムネアカクイナ
Latin: Anurolimnas castaneiceps, Anurolimnas castaneiceps castaneiceps, Porzana castaneiceps, Rallina castaneiceps, Rufirallus castaneiceps
Lithuanian: didžioji rudagalvė vištelė, Raudongalvė vištelė
Dutch: Kastanjekopral
Norwegian: Kastanjehoderikse
Polish: derkaczyk kasztanowaty
Portuguese: sanã-de-cabeça-castanha
Portuguese (Brazil): sana-de-cabeca-castanha, Sanã-de-cabeça-castanha
Portuguese (Portugal): Sanã-de-cabeça-castanha
Russian: Каштановоголовый пастушок
Slovak: chriašteľ gaštanový
Serbian: Barski petlić kestenjaste glave
Swedish: kortstjärtad rall, Rödhuvad bandrall
Ukrainian: Деркач еквадорський
Chinese: 栗头田鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 栗頭田雞

 

         

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