Family Rails, Gallinules, Coots (Rallidae)

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Common name Scientific name Videos Photos Sounds Status
White-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura pulchra 3 7
LC
Buff-spotted Flufftail Sarothrura elegans 4
LC
Red-chested Flufftail Sarothrura rufa 1 6
LC
Chestnut-headed Flufftail Sarothrura lugens
LC
Streaky-breasted Flufftail Sarothrura boehmi
LC
Striped Flufftail Sarothrura affinis
LC
Madagascar Flufftail Sarothrura insularis 1 2 2
LC
White-winged Flufftail Sarothrura ayresi 1
CR
Slender-billed Flufftail Sarothrura watersi
EN
Nkulengu Rail Himantornis haematopus 6 1
LC
Grey-throated Rail Canirallus oculeus 1 1
LC
Madagascar Wood-rail Mentocrex kioloides 1 3 1
LC
Tsingy Wood-rail Mentocrex beankaensis 2
NT
Chestnut Forest-rail Rallicula rubra 2
LC
White-striped Forest-rail Rallicula leucospila 2
NT
Forbes's Forest-rail Rallicula forbesi 2 2 1
LC
Mayr's Forest-rail Rallicula mayri
DD
Red-necked Crake Rallina tricolor 5 6 4
LC
Andaman Crake Rallina canningi 2 13
NT
Red-legged Crake Rallina fasciata 19 5
LC
Slaty-legged Crake Rallina eurizonoides 5 9
LC
Swinhoe’s Rail Coturnicops exquisitus
VU
Yellow Rail Coturnicops noveboracensis 1 6 1
LC
Speckled Rail Coturnicops notatus 3 2
LC
Ocellated Crake Micropygia schomburgkii 2 1
LC
Chestnut-headed Crake Rufirallus castaneiceps 1 1 4
LC
Russet-crowned Crake Rufirallus viridis 7 7 6
LC
Rufous-sided Crake Laterallus melanophaius 18 30 7
LC
Rusty-flanked Crake Laterallus levraudi 1 2
EN
Ruddy Crake Laterallus ruber 3 1
LC
White-throated Crake Laterallus albigularis 3 9 5
LC
Grey-breasted Crake Laterallus exilis 4 3
LC
Black Rail Laterallus jamaicensis 2 1
NT
Junin Rail Laterallus tuerosi 2 2
EN
Galapagos Rail Laterallus spilonota 1 1 1
VU
Red-and-white Crake Laterallus leucopyrrhus 3 7 1
LC
Rufous-faced Crake Laterallus xenopterus 1 3 1
VU
Mangrove Rail Rallus longirostris 4 17 3
LC
Mexican Rail Rallus tenuirostris
NT
Ridgway's Rail Rallus obsoletus 4 10
NT
King Rail Rallus elegans 4 10
NT
Clapper Rail Rallus crepitans 9 15
LC
Plain-flanked Rail Rallus wetmorei 2 8 2
EN
Virginia Rail Rallus limicola 17 14 1
LC
Bogota Rail Rallus semiplumbeus 7 11 1
EN
Austral Rail Rallus antarcticus 2 3 1
VU
Western Water Rail Rallus aquaticus 43 92 14
LC
Eastern Water Rail Rallus indicus 5 5
LC
African Rail Rallus caerulescens 1 11
LC
Madagascar Rail Rallus madagascariensis 2 6
VU
Snoring Rail Aramidopsis plateni
VU
Slaty-breasted Rail Lewinia striata 7 5
LC
Brown-banded Rail Lewinia mirifica 1 2
DD
Lewin's Rail Lewinia pectoralis 22 2
LC
Auckland Rail Lewinia muelleri
VU
Drummer Rail Habroptila wallacii 5 2
VU
Calayan Rail Gallirallus calayanensis 1 4 1
VU
New Caledonian Rail Gallirallus lafresnayanus
CR
Weka Gallirallus australis 45 39 1
VU
Chestnut Rail Eulabeornis castaneoventris 1 3
LC
Okinawa Rail Hypotaenidia okinawae 1 10
EN
Barred Rail Hypotaenidia torquata 12 11 2
LC
New Britain Rail Hypotaenidia insignis 3 1
NT
Bougainville Rail Hypotaenidia tertia
NT
Santa Isabel Rail Hypotaenidia immaculata 1 1
NT
Guadalcanal Rail Hypotaenidia woodfordi 6
NT
Roviana Rail Hypotaenidia rovianae 4 7
NT
Guam Rail Hypotaenidia owstoni 6 3
EW
Lord Howe Woodhen Hypotaenidia sylvestris 1
EN
Buff-banded Rail Hypotaenidia philippensis 53 56 4
LC
White-throated Rail Dryolimnas cuvieri 3 7 2
LC
African Crake Crex egregia 1 9
LC
Corncrake Crex crex 12 23 14
LC
Rouget's Rail Rougetius rougetii 10 19
NT
Inaccessible Rail Atlantisia rogersi 1
VU
Giant Wood-rail Aramides ypecaha 36 54 6
LC
Brown Wood-rail Aramides wolfi 1 1
VU
Little Wood-rail Aramides mangle 7 10 2
LC
Grey-necked Wood-rail Aramides cajaneus 52 98 9
LC
Rufous-necked Wood-rail Aramides axillaris 2 6
LC
Red-winged Wood-rail Aramides calopterus
LC
Slaty-breasted Wood-rail Aramides saracura 28 36 10
LC
Uniform Crake Amaurolimnas concolor 1 2 1
LC
Zapata Rail Cyanolimnas cerverai 3
CR
Colombian Crake Neocrex colombiana
DD
Paint-billed Crake Neocrex erythrops 4 3
LC
Spotted Rail Pardirallus maculatus 9 10
LC
Blackish Rail Pardirallus nigricans 10 23 13
LC
Plumbeous Rail Pardirallus sanguinolentus 28 42 3
LC
Blue-faced Rail Gymnocrex rosenbergii 6
VU
Talaud Rail Gymnocrex talaudensis 3
EN
Bare-eyed Rail Gymnocrex plumbeiventris
LC
Yellow-breasted Crake Hapalocrex flaviventer 5 10 1
LC
Black-banded Crake Porzana fasciata 2 2
LC
Dot-winged Crake Porzana spiloptera 1 2 1
VU
Ash-throated Crake Porzana albicollis 10 7 3
LC
Sora Porzana carolina 34 40
LC
Spotted Crake Porzana porzana 17 31
LC
Australian Crake Porzana fluminea 34 37 3
LC
Ruddy-breasted Crake Zapornia fusca 10 27 1
LC
Band-bellied Crake Zapornia paykullii 24 12 1
NT
Brown Crake Zapornia akool 1 7
LC
Black Crake Zapornia flavirostra 17 47 1
LC
Little Crake Zapornia parva 27 27
LC
Baillon's Crake Zapornia pusilla 29 43 2
LC
Sakalava Rail Zapornia olivieri 2 11 2
EN
Black-tailed Crake Zapornia bicolor 6 5 3
LC
Henderson Crake Zapornia atra 11 4 3
VU
Spotless Crake Zapornia tabuensis 29 27
LC
Isabelline Bush-hen Amaurornis isabellina 4 5 5
LC
Philippine Bush-hen Amaurornis olivacea 5 1
LC
Talaud Bush-hen Amaurornis magnirostris
VU
Pale-vented Bush-hen Amaurornis moluccana 7 4 3
LC
White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus 49 121 8
LC
White-browed Crake Amaurornis cinerea 17 10 1
LC
Striped Crake Amaurornis marginalis 1 1
LC
New Guinea Flightless Rail Megacrex inepta 2
NT
Watercock Gallicrex cinerea 7 13 3
LC
Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio 191 344 12
LC
South Island Takahe Porphyrio hochstetteri 42 20 5
EN
Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni 4 13
LC
Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinicus 53 65 3
LC
Azure Gallinule Porphyrio flavirostris 3 11 2
LC
Makira Moorhen Pareudiastes silvestris
CR
Samoan Moorhen Pareudiastes pacificus
CR
Gough Moorhen Gallinula comeri 2
VU
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus 148 245 14
LC
Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata 85 112 5
LC
Dusky Moorhen Gallinula tenebrosa 33 45 3
LC
Lesser Moorhen Gallinula angulata 2 2
LC
Spot-flanked Gallinule Gallinula melanops 9 34 5
LC
Black-tailed Native-hen Tribonyx ventralis 20 15
LC
Tasmanian Native-hen Tribonyx mortierii 10 13
LC
Red-knobbed Coot Fulica cristata 35 47 1
LC
Common Coot Fulica atra 269 390 11
LC
Hawaiian Coot Fulica alai 10 7
VU
American Coot Fulica americana 46 130 3
LC
White-winged Coot Fulica leucoptera 7 22 1
LC
Andean Coot Fulica ardesiaca 24 27 1
LC
Red-gartered Coot Fulica armillata 27 43 1
LC
Red-fronted Coot Fulica rufifrons 24 15 3
LC
Giant Coot Fulica gigantea 58 23 3
LC
Horned Coot Fulica cornuta 10 21
NT

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