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Clapper or Plain-flanked Rail

Rallus [longirostris, crepitans, obsoletus or wetmorei, excl. rhizophorae, nayaritensis] (= Rallus longirostris) Boddaert, P 1783

The mangrove rail is a species of bird in the family Rallidae. It is found in Central and South America. It was formerly considered conspecific with the clapper rail. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  Boddaert, P 1783

Reference:
   Table Planches Enlum. D'Aubenton

Protonym:
  Rallus longirostris

Link:
  https://www.biodiversitylibrary.org/item/88617#page/74/mode/1up


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  E563D3449C6D80FD

Avibase ID:
  avibase-E563D344

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/E563D344


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 176209

Geographic range:

  • Rallus longirostris longirostris: Coasts of Guyana, Suriname and French Guiana
  • Rallus longirostris phelpsi: coasts of northern Colombia (Guajira) and northern Venezuela (east to eastern Miranda)
  • Rallus longirostris dillonripleyi: coast of northeastern Venezuela (Sucre)
  • Rallus longirostris margaritae: Margarita I. (Venezuela)
  • Rallus longirostris pelodramus: Trinidad
  • Rallus longirostris crassirostris: Coastal e Brazil (Amazon estuary to Santa Catarina)
  • Rallus longirostris berryorum: Pacific coast of eastern El Salvador, Honduras, and northern Nicaragua; population in northwestern Costa Rica presumably also refers to this subspecies
  • Rallus longirostris cypereti: Coastal sw Colombia to Ecuador and nw Peru (Tumbes)
  • Rallus crepitans crepitans: Atlantic coast (Connecticut to ne North Carolina)
  • Rallus crepitans waynei: Coastal Atlantic salt marshes (se North Carolina to e Florida)
  • Rallus crepitans saturatus: Gulf Coast (sw Alabama to Texas and Tamaulipas)
  • Rallus crepitans scottii: Coastal Florida (Pensacola to Cape Sable and Jupiter)
  • Rallus crepitans caribaeus: Cuba, Hispaniola and Puerto Rico to Antigua and n Antilles
  • Rallus crepitans leucophaeus: Isle of Pines
  • Rallus crepitans coryi: Mangrove swamps of Bahamas
  • Rallus crepitans insularum: Mangrove swamps of Florida Keys
  • Rallus crepitans pallidus: Mangroves of se Mexico (coastal n Yucatán Peninsula)
  • Rallus crepitans grossi: SE Mexico (islands on Chinchorro Bank off Quintana Roo)
  • Rallus crepitans belizensis: Belize (Ycacos Lagoon)
  • 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 beldingi: W Mexico (s Baja from Magdalena Bay to Espírito Santo I.)
  • Rallus wetmorei: Coastal swamps of nw Venezuela (status unknown)
  • Show more...
English:
Clapper or Plain-flanked Rail
French:
Râle tapageur ou R. de Wetmore


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Clapper or Plain-flanked Rail ( Rallus [longirostris, crepitans, obsoletus or wetmorei, excl. rhizophorae, nayaritensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 2023 (May 2023):
Clapper or Plain-flanked Rail ( Rallus [longirostris, crepitans, obsoletus or wetmorei, excl. rhizophorae, nayaritensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Clapper or Plain-flanked Rail ( Rallus [longirostris or wetmorei])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Clapper or Plain-flanked Rail ( Rallus [longirostris or wetmorei])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Clapper or Plain-flanked Rail ( Rallus [longirostris, crepitans, obsoletus or wetmorei, excl. rhizophorae, nayaritensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Clapper or Plain-flanked Rail ( Rallus [longirostris, crepitans, obsoletus or wetmorei, excl. rhizophorae, nayaritensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Clapper or Plain-flanked Rail ( Rallus [longirostris, crepitans, obsoletus or wetmorei, excl. rhizophorae, nayaritensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Clapper or Plain-flanked Rail ( Rallus [longirostris, crepitans, obsoletus or wetmorei, excl. rhizophorae, nayaritensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Clapper or Plain-flanked Rail ( Rallus [longirostris, crepitans, obsoletus or wetmorei, excl. rhizophorae, nayaritensis])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Clapper or Plain-flanked Rail ( Rallus [longirostris, crepitans, obsoletus or wetmorei, excl. rhizophorae, nayaritensis])

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Rallus [longirostris, crepitans, obsoletus, wetmorei, elegans or tenuirostris]

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Catalan: Rascló dels manglars
Czech: Chrástal dlouhozobý, chřástal dlouhozobý
Danish: Klapperrikse
German: Klapperralle
English: Clapper or Plain-flanked Rail, Clapper Rail
Spanish: Gallinuela de Mangle, Rascón Manglero, Rascón Picudo, Rascón Piquilargo
Spanish (Colombia): Rascón Manglero
Spanish (Cuba): Gallinuela de Manglar
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gallinuela de Mangle, Pollo de Manglar
Spanish (Mexico): Rascón Picudo
Spanish (Peru): Rascón Manglero
Spanish (Venezuela): Polla de Mangle
Estonian: klaperruik (rand-klaperruik)
Finnish: Amerikanluhtakana, räikkäluhtakana
French: Râle gris, Râle gris ou R. de Wetmore, Râle tapageur ou R. de Wetmore
Guadeloupean Creole French: Pintade
Haitian Creole French: Rato
Hungarian: kelepelő guvat
Italian: Porciglione americano
Japanese (romaji): onikuina
Japanese: オニクイナ
Scientific: Rallus [longirostris or wetmorei], Rallus [longirostris, crepitans, obsoletus or wetmorei, excl. rhizophorae, nayaritensis], Rallus longirostris, Rallus longirostris longirostris
Lithuanian: Ilgasnapė vandeninė vištelė
Dutch: Klapperral
Norwegian: Klaprerikse
Polish: wodnik dlugodzioby, wodnik długodzioby
Portuguese: saracura-gritadeira, saracura-matraca, saracura-sanã-dos-mangues
Portuguese (Brazil): saracura-gritadeira, saracura-matraca, saracura-sanã-dos-mangues
Russian: Длинноклювый пастушок, пастушок-трескун
Slovak: chriaštel dlhozobý
Swedish: Kustrall
Ukrainian: Пастушок-тріскунець
Chinese: 长嘴秧鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 長嘴秧雞

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