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Spotted Rail

Pardirallus maculatus (Boddaert, 1783)

The Spotted Rail (Pardirallus maculatus) is a species of bird in the Rallidae family. It is found in Argentina, Australia, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Cayman Islands, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, the United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, and possibly Honduras. Its natural habitat is swamps. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Rallidae
Genus:
  Pardirallus

Scientific:
  Pardirallus maculatus

Citation:
  (Boddaert, 1783)

Reference:
  TablePlanchesEnlum. p.48

Protonym:
  Rallus maculatus

Avibase ID:
  E202D7602E6A0B16

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E202D760

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176394

Geographic range:

  • Pardirallus maculatus maculatus: Cuba, Trinidad and Tobago; Venezuela to Argentina and Peru
  • Pardirallus maculatus insolitus: Locally from s Mexico to Costa Rica
English:
Spotted Rail
Czech:
chřástal skvrnitý
German:
Fleckenralle
Danish:
Stribet Rikse
Spanish:
Rascón Overo
Finnish:
helmiluhtakana
French:
Râle tacheté
Icelandic:
Blettarella
Italian:
Rallo macchiato
Japanese:
madarakuina
Japanese:
マダラクイナ
Dutch:
Gevlekte Ral
Norwegian:
Flekkrikse
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Flekkrikse
Polish:
wodniczak pstry
Portuguese:
Saracura-carijó
Portuguese (Brazil):
Saracura-carijó
Russian:
Пятнистый пастушок
Slovak:
chriašteľ škvrnitý
Swedish:
fläckrall
Ukrainian:
Пастушок строкатий
Chinese:
美洲斑秧鸡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Râle tacheté ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Râle tacheté ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Spotted Rail ( Rallus maculatus) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Spotted Rail ( Rallus maculatus) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Spotted Rail ( Rallus maculatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Spotted Rail ( Rallus maculatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Pardirallus maculatus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Pardirallus maculatus [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Pardirallus maculatus [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
Spotted Rail ( Pardirallus maculatus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pardirallus maculatus [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pardirallus maculatus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Catalan: Rascló pintat
Carib: Akatasuwe
Czech: Chrástal skvrnitý, chřástal skvrnitý
Danish: Stribet Rikse
German: Fleckenralle, Pardelralle
English: Spotted Rail
English (IOC): Spotted Rail
Spanish: Gallineta overa, Gallinuela Escribano, Gallito Manchado, Pidén moteado, Rascón Moteado, Rascón Overo, Rascón Pinto
Spanish (Argentine): Gallineta overa
Spanish (Chile): Pidén moteado
Spanish (Colombia): Rascón Overo
Spanish (Costa Rica): Rascón moteado
Spanish (Cuba): Gallinuela Escribano
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gallito Manchado
Spanish (Ecuador): Rascón Moteado
Spanish (Spain): Rascón Overo
Spanish (HBW): Spotted Rail
Spanish (Mexico): Rascón Pinto
Spanish (Nicaragua): Rascón Moteado
Spanish (Panama): Rascón Moteado
Spanish (Peru): Rascón Moteado
Spanish (Paraguay): Gallineta overa
Spanish (Uruguay): Gallineta overa
Spanish (Venezuela): Polla Pintada
Estonian: kirjuhuik
Finnish: Helmiluhtakana
French: Râle maculé, Râle tacheté
Guarani: Ñahana mbatara, Ñahana-mbatara
Haitian Creole French: Rato takte
Hungarian: foltos guvat
Icelandic: Blettarella
Italian: Rallo macchiato
Japanese: madarakuina
Japanese: マダラクイナ
Scientific: Pardirallus maculatus, Pardirallus maculatus maculatus, Rallus maculatus
Lithuanian: Margoji vištelė
Dutch: Gevlekte Ral
Norwegian Nynorsk: Flekkrikse
Norwegian: Flekkrikse
Polish: wodniczak pstry
Portuguese: Saracura-carijó, saracura-pintada, sericori
Portuguese (Brazil): saracura-carijo, Saracura-carijó, saracura-pintada, sericori
Portuguese (Portugal): Saracura-carijó
Russian: Пятнистый пастушок
Slovak: chriašteľ škvrnitý
Serbian: Pegavi petlovan
Sranan: Anamu
Swedish: Fläckrall
Ukrainian: Пастушок строкатий
Chinese: 美洲斑秧鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 點秧雞

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