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King Rail
Rallus elegans Audubon, 1834
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Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Rallidae
Genus:
  Rallus

Scientific:
  Rallus elegans

Citation:
  Audubon, 1834

Reference:
  BirdsAm. 3 pl.203 1835Orn.Biogr. 3 p.27

Protonym:
  Rallus elegans

Avibase ID:
  0BB84341D8AE9B6E

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/0BB84341

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176207


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Rallus elegans elegans: E Canada and ne US; winters to e Mexico
  • Rallus elegans ramsdeni: Cuba and Isle of Pines
Source: Clements checklist

Saozneg - RU:
  King Rail
Tchekeg:
  chřástal královský
Alamaneg:
  Königsralle
daneg:
  Kongerikse
Spagnoleg:
  Rascón elegante
Finneg:
  ruosteluhtakana
Galleg:
  Râle élégant
Islandeg:
  Glæsirella
Italianeg:
  Rallo re
Japaneg:
  ousamakuina
japaneg:
  オウサマクイナ
Nederlandeg:
  Koningsral
Norvegeg:
  Kongerikse
Poloneg:
  wodnik królewski
Portugaleg:
  saracura-real
Rusianeg:
  Королевский пастушок
Sloveg:
  chriašteľ kráľovský
Svedeg:
  kungsrall
Sinaeg:
  王秧鸡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   King Rail [elegans or ramsdeni] ( Rallus elegans [elegans or ramsdeni])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
   King Rail ( Rallus elegans)

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

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

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Other related concepts
Other synonyms

Katalaneg: Rascló elegant
Tchekeg: chřástal královský
daneg: Kongerikse
Alamaneg: Königsralle
Saozneg - RU: King Rail, King Rail [elegans or ramsdeni]
English (IOC): King Rail
Spagnoleg: Rascón del Este, Rascón elegante
Spanish (Cuba): Gallinuela de Agua Dulce
Spanish (Spain): Rascón Elegante
Spanish (HBW): King Rail
Spanish (Mexico): Rascón del Este, Rascón real
Estoneg: suur-klaperruik
Finneg: ruosteluhtakana
Galleg: Râle élégant, Râle élégant [elegans or ramsdeni]
Kroateg: Kraljevska kokošica
Hungareg: királyguvat
Islandeg: Glæsirella
Italianeg: Rallo re
Japaneg: ousamakuina
japaneg: オウサマクイナ
latin: Rallus elegans, Rallus elegans [elegans or ramsdeni], Rallus elegans elegans
lituaneg: Karališkoji vandeninė vištelė, karališkoji vištelė
latveg: dižais rallis
Nederlandeg: Koningsral
Norvegeg: Kongerikse
Norvegeg: Kongerikse
Poloneg: wodnik królewski
Portugaleg: saracura-real
Rusianeg: Королевский пастушок
Sloveg: chriašteľ kráľovský
Serbeg: Kraljevski petlovan
Svedeg: kungsrall
Turkeg: Kral Su Kılavuzu
Ukrainiek: Пастушок королівський
Sinaeg: 王秧鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 王秧雞

 

         

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