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Virginia Rail
Rallus limicola Vieillot, 1819
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Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Rallidae
Genus:
  Rallus

Scientific:
  Rallus limicola

Citation:
  Vieillot, 1819

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 28 p.558

Protonym:
  Rallus limicola

Avibase ID:
  87705CC47B47F3FD

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/87705CC4

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176221

Geographic range:

  • Rallus limicola limicola: S Canada and US; winters to Baja and Guatemala
  • Rallus limicola friedmanni: SE Mexico (Puebla, México, Veracruz and Chiapas)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Virginia Rail
Czech:
  chřástal virginský
German:
  Virginiaralle
Danish:
  Mudderrikse
Spanish:
  Rascón de Virginia
Finnish:
  amerikanluhtakana
French:
  Râle de Virginie
Italian:
  Rallo della Virginia
Japanese:
  koonikuina
Japanese:
  コオニクイナ
Dutch:
  Virginiaral
Norwegian:
  Grynterikse
Polish:
  wodnik blotny
Portuguese:
  Saracura-de-peito-laranja
Russian:
  Центральноамериканский пастушок
Slovak:
  chriašteľ hnedý
Swedish:
  virginiarall
Chinese:
  弗吉尼亚秧鸡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Virginia Rail ( Rallus limicola) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Virginia Rail ( Rallus limicola) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Virginia Rail ( Rallus limicola) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Virginia Rail ( Rallus limicola) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Virginia Rail ( Rallus limicola) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Virginia Rail ( Rallus limicola) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Virginia Rail (Virginia) ( Rallus limicola limicola/friedmanni)
eBird version 1.53:
   Virginia Rail (Virginia) ( Rallus limicola limicola/friedmanni)
eBird version 1.54:
   Virginia Rail (Virginia) ( Rallus limicola limicola/friedmanni)
eBird version 1.55:
   Virginia Rail (Virginia) ( Rallus limicola limicola/friedmanni)
eBird version 2015:
   Virginia Rail (Virginia) ( Rallus limicola limicola/friedmanni)
eBird version 2016:
   Virginia Rail (Virginia) ( Rallus limicola limicola/friedmanni)
eBird version 2017:
   Virginia Rail (Virginia) ( Rallus limicola limicola/friedmanni)
eBird version 2018:
   Virginia Rail (Virginia) ( Rallus limicola limicola/friedmanni)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Virginia Rail ( Rallus limicola) [version 1]
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Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Rallus limicola [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Rallus [limicola or aequatorialis] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2 


Other synonyms

Catalan: Rascló de Virgínia
Czech: chřástal virginský
Danish: Mudderrikse
German: Virginiaralle
English: Virginia Rail, Virginia Rail (Virginia)
Spanish: Gallinuela de Virginia, Rascón Cara Gris (limicola/friedmanni), Rascón de Nariño, Rascón de Virginia
Spanish (Colombia): Rascón de Nariño
Spanish (Cuba): Gallinuela de Virginia
Spanish (Spain): Rascón de Virginia (limicola/friedmanni)
Spanish (Mexico): Rascón Cara Gris (limicola/friedmanni), rascón limícola
Spanish (Peru): Rascón Menor
Estonian: paduruik
Finnish: amerikanluhtakana
French: Râle de Virginie, Râle de Virginie (nominal), Râle de Virginie [limicola ou friedmanni]
Hungarian: Amerikai guvat (Amerikai), virginiai guvat
Italian: Porciglione della Virginia, Rallo della Virginia
Japanese: koonikuina, koonikuina (limicola/friedmanni)
Japanese: コオニクイナ, コオニクイナ (limicola/friedmanni)
Latin: Rallus limicola, Rallus limicola limicola, Rallus limicola limicola/friedmanni
Lithuanian: Virdžininė vandeninė vištelė, virgininė vištelė
Latvian: Virdžīnijas dumbracālis
Dutch: Virginiaral, Virginiaral (Virginia)
Norwegian: Grynterikse, grynterikse (limicola/friedmanni)
Polish: wodnik blotny, wodnik błotny
Portuguese: Saracura-de-peito-laranja
Russian: Виргинский пастушок, Центральноамериканский пастушок
Slovak: chriašteľ hnedý
Swedish: Virginiarall
Turkish: Virjinya Su Kılavuzu
Chinese: 弗吉尼亚秧鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 維吉尼亞秧雞

 

         

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