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Lewin's Rail

Lewinia pectoralis (Temminck, 1831)

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Partial list of sound recordings available from xeno-canto, macaulaylibrary.org & avocet.zoology.msu.edu.
Species name Recordist Date Location Remarks Cat.nr.
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis Greg McLachlan 2015-07-26 Oatley, New South Wales, New South Wales (Australia) (20 m) call -

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

264019
xeno-canto.org
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis pectoralis Andrew Spencer 2016-01-11 Mulligan's Flat Road, Australian Capital Territory, Australia (continental including Tasmania) (Australia) (650 m) call -

calls from the same pair as in XC312076, in response to playback.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

312079
xeno-canto.org
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis Greg McLachlan 2016-07-14 Kyeemagh, Rockdale City Council, New South Wales, New South Wales (Australia) (0 m) call -

Two separate recordings of the same bird joined at around 25 seconds.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:no

327127
xeno-canto.org
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis pectoralis Andrew Spencer 2016-01-11 Mulligan's Flat Road, Australian Capital Territory, Australia (continental including Tasmania) (Australia) (650 m) call -

calls from the same pair as in XC312076, in response to playback.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

312078
xeno-canto.org
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis Peter Shute 2012-05-19 Werribee Treatment Plant, Victoria, Victoria (Australia) (0 m) call, grunt -

Recorded on the track to The Hide using a double pair of Primo EM172 capsules in a SASS style array and a Sony PCM-M10 recorder. Temperature 15 degrees, almost no wind. Background hum is from freeway and possibly waves and boats.

The birds happened to be calling very close by from saltmarsh during an ambient recording. The first calls are like exaggerated versions of the normally barely audible intake of breath during the more usual grunting call heard at 0:17.

There are at least two birds calling, possibly three.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

121683
xeno-canto.org
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis pectoralis Andrew Spencer 2016-01-11 Mulligan's Flat Road, Australian Capital Territory, Australia (continental including Tasmania) (Australia) (650 m) call -

'galloping' calls in response to playback from a pair of birds in a small, reed-choked ditch next to a busy road.

bird-seen:yes

playback-used:yes

312076
xeno-canto.org
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis Greg McLachlan 2016-08-05 Kyeemagh, Rockdale City Council, New South Wales, New South Wales (Australia) (0 m) call -

Grunt and wheeze calls. Some aircraft noise in background.

bird-seen:no

playback-used:no

330321
xeno-canto.org
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis Tom Tarrant 2018-12-10 Hillview Ct Reserve, Dayboro, Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   - With Brush Cuckoo and Tawny Grassbird in background 127796601
macaulaylibrary.org
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis Jesse Gibson 2017-08-29 Lime Kiln Bay Reserve and Wetlands, Hurstville, New South Wales, Australia, New South Wales (Australia)   -   67347501
macaulaylibrary.org
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis Mathers-Winn, Cedar A Lake Samsonvale, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia) call -   188930
macaulaylibrary.org
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis Jesse Gibson 2019-01-08 Barren Grounds Nature Reserve, Kiama, New South Wales, Australia, New South Wales (Australia)   -   133918591
macaulaylibrary.org
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis Andrew Spencer 2016-01-12 Mulligans Flat Road ponds (Forde), Australian Capital Territory, Australia, Australian Capital Territory (Australia)   - Several vocalization types from a pair of birds in a dense reedbed. The last part of the cut is less than 100% certainty, but came from the same area as the others, in response to playback of Lewin's Rail, and playback produced a response from the rail. 27017081
macaulaylibrary.org
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis Marie Tarrant 2017-08-25 Sandy Camp Road Wetlands, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   -   66940651
macaulaylibrary.org
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis Greg McLachlan 2016-12-08 Barton Park South--Landing Lights Wetland, Rockdale, New South Wales, Australia, New South Wales (Australia)   - Typical 'kek' advertising call. 42035521
macaulaylibrary.org
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis Michael Daley 2017-01-08 Tinchi Tamba Wetlands Reserve, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   -   44783011
macaulaylibrary.org
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis Marie Tarrant 2017-10-11 Kumbartcho Sanctuary, Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   -   71507491
macaulaylibrary.org
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis Marie Tarrant 2017-07-09 Lake Samsonvale--Postmans Track, Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   -   62896401
macaulaylibrary.org
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis R. Bruce Richardson 2017-09-10 Western Treatment Plant (Werribee), Wyndham, Victoria, Australia, Victoria (Australia)   -   68451521
macaulaylibrary.org
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis Tom Tarrant 2018-12-10 Hillview Ct Reserve, Dayboro, Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   - With Lewin's Honeyeater, Torresian Crow, Sacred Kingfisher and Tawny Grassbird in background 127796041
macaulaylibrary.org
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis Andrew Naumann 2018-01-05 Sandy Camp Road Wetlands, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   -   80690341
macaulaylibrary.org
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis Greg McLachlan 2016-10-26 Barton Park South--Landing Lights Wetland, Rockdale, New South Wales, Australia, New South Wales (Australia)   -   38277601
macaulaylibrary.org
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis Chris Burwell 2016-09-20 Minnippi Parklands, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   -   55542921
macaulaylibrary.org
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis Michael Daley 2017-02-04 Mookin-Bah Reserve (Ransome), Brisbane, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   -   47377431
macaulaylibrary.org
Lewin's Rail - Lewinia pectoralis Chris Attewell 2016-08-23 John Oxley Reserve (Murrumba Downs), Moreton Bay, Queensland, Australia, Queensland (Australia)   - Single bird extended 'krek' call 33150131
macaulaylibrary.org
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