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Virginia or Ecuadorian Rail [incl. peruvianus, antarcticus]

Rallus [limicola, aequatorialis, incl. peruvianus, antarcticus] (= Rallus limicola) Vieillot, 1819

The Virginia rail is a small waterbird, of the family Rallidae. These birds remain fairly common despite continuing loss of habitat, but are secretive by nature and more often heard than seen. They are also considered a game species in some provinces and states, though rarely hunted. The Ecuadorian rail is often considered a subspecies, but some taxonomic authorities consider it distinct. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Rallidae
Genus:
   Rallus
Scientific:
  Rallus limicola


Original description

Citation:
  Vieillot, 1819

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

Protonym:
  Rallus limicola

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/19430531


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  A22528A2466EA67D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-A22528A2

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/A22528A2


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)
  • Rallus aequatorialis: Andes of southern Colombia and Ecuador, and coast of Peru (La Libertad to Arequipa)
  • Rallus semiplumbeus peruvianus: One 1886 record from an unknown location in Peru
  • Rallus antarcticus: Marshes of central Chile and Argentina to Tierra del Fuego
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English:
Virginia or Ecuadorian Rail [incl. peruvianus, antarcticus]
French:
Râle de Virginie ou R. d'Équateur [incl. peruvianus, antarcticus]


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Virginia or Ecuadorian Rail [incl. peruvianus, antarcticus] ( Rallus [limicola, aequatorialis, incl. peruvianus, antarcticus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Virginia or Ecuadorian Rail [incl. peruvianus, antarcticus] ( Rallus [limicola, aequatorialis, incl. peruvianus, antarcticus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Virginia or Ecuadorian Rail [incl. peruvianus, antarcticus] ( Rallus [limicola, aequatorialis, incl. peruvianus, antarcticus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Virginia or Ecuadorian Rail [incl. peruvianus, antarcticus] ( Rallus [limicola, aequatorialis, incl. peruvianus, antarcticus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Virginia or Ecuadorian Rail [incl. peruvianus, antarcticus] ( Rallus [limicola, aequatorialis, incl. peruvianus, antarcticus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Virginia or Ecuadorian Rail [incl. peruvianus, antarcticus] ( Rallus [limicola, aequatorialis, incl. peruvianus, antarcticus])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Virginia or Ecuadorian Rail [incl. peruvianus, antarcticus] ( Rallus [limicola, aequatorialis, incl. peruvianus, antarcticus])
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Rallus limicola [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Rallus limicola [version 2]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Rallus limicola [version 2]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Rallus [limicola, aequatorialis or semiplumbeus]

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Rascló de Virgínia
Czech: chřástal virginský
Danish: Mudderrikse
German: Virginiaralle
English: Virginia or Ecuadorian Rail [incl. peruvianus, antarcticus]
Esperanto: Virginia ralo
Spanish: Rascón de Virginia
Spanish (Colombia): Rascón de Nariño
Spanish (Cuba): Gallinuela de Virginia
Spanish (Mexico): Rascón limícola
Spanish (Peru): Rascón Menor
Estonian: paduruik
Finnish: amerikanluhtakana
French: Râle de Virginie, Râle de Virginie ou R. d'Équateur [incl. peruvianus, antarcticus]
Hungarian: virginiai guvat
Italian: Rallo della Virginia
Japanese (romaji): koonikuina
Japanese: コオニクイナ
Scientific: Rallus [limicola, aequatorialis, incl. peruvianus, antarcticus], Rallus limicola, Rallus limicola limicola
Lithuanian: Virdžininė vandeninė vištelė
Dutch: Virginiaral
Norwegian: Grynterikse
Polish: wodnik blotny
Portuguese: Saracura-de-peito-laranja
Russian: Центральноамериканский пастушок
Slovak: chriašteľ hnedý
Swedish: Virginiarall
Ukrainian: Пастушок віргинський
Chinese: 弗吉尼亚秧鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 維吉尼亞秧雞

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