French: Râle de Rosenberg German: Rosenbergralle Spanish: Cotara cariazul
Other common names: Bald-faced Rail
N, NC & SE Sulawesi, Togian Is#R and Banggai Is (Peleng).
30 cm. Can fly for short distances. Highly distinctive appearance, with conspicuous patch of pale cobalt blue bare skin behind eye, and black underparts. Sexes similar.... read more
A snoring sound, which could possibly be confused with call of Aramidopsis plateni; also a... read more
Primary and old secondary forest; also bushy, abandoned rice fields. In Lore Lindu National Park... read more
Food and feeding
Very little information available. Apparently feeds principally on insects and snails.
No information available.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Sulawesi EBA and Banggai and Sula Islands EBA. Difficult to observe and long thought to be rare, but almost certainly greatly... read more
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