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Ridgway's Rail

Rallus obsoletus Ridgway, 1874




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Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Rallidae
Genus:
  Rallus

Scientific:
  Rallus obsoletus

Citation:
  Ridgway, 1874

Reference:
  Am.Nat. 8 p.111

Protonym:
  Rallus elegans obsoletus

Avibase ID:
  4185F617A3112CFA

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/4185F617

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176210


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Rallus obsoletus obsoletus: N California (Humboldt Bay to Monterey Bay)
  • Rallus obsoletus levipes: S Calif. (Santa Barbara) to Baja Calif. (Scammon's Lagoon)
  • Rallus obsoletus [yumanensis, rhizophorae or nayaritensis]: Salton Sea and Colorado River basin to w Mexico (Nayarit)
  • Rallus obsoletus beldingi: W Mexico (s Baja from Magdalena Bay to Espírito Santo I.)
English:
Ridgway's Rail
German:
Ridgwayralle
Spanish:
Rascón de Ridgway
French:
Râle de Californie
Italian:
Rallo di Ridgway
Japanese:
nishionikuina
Japanese:
ニシオニクイナ
Dutch:
Californische Ral
Norwegian:
spartinarikse
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Spartinarikse
Polish:
wodnik kalifornijski
Slovak:
chriašteľ kalifornský
Swedish:
ridgwayrall
Chinese:
里氏秧鸡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
California Clapper Rail ( Rallus obsoletus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
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Clements, version 2018:
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Ridgway's Rail ( Rallus obsoletus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Rallus [longirostris, crepitans or obsoletus] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Rascló de Ridgway
German: Ridgwayralle
English: California Clapper Rail, Ridgway's Rail
English (IOC): Ridgway's Rail
Spanish: Rascón Costero del Pacífico, Rascón de Ridgway
Spanish (Spain): Rascón de Ridgway
Spanish (HBW): Ridgway's Rail
Spanish (Mexico): Rascón Costero del Pacífico
French: Râle de Californie, Râle de Ridgway
Italian: Rallo di Ridgway
Japanese: nishionikuina
Japanese: ニシオニクイナ
Scientific: Rallus longirostris obsoletus, Rallus obsoletus, Rallus obsoletus obsoletus
Dutch: Californische Ral
Norwegian Nynorsk: Spartinarikse
Norwegian: spartinarikse
Polish: wodnik kalifornijski
Slovak: chriašteľ kalifornský
Serbian: Ridžvejev petlovan
Swedish: ridgwayrall
Chinese: 里氏秧鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 李積維秧雞

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