French: Râle de Wolf German: Esmeraldasralle Spanish: Cotara morena
Berlepsch and Taczanowski, 1884,
Patchily from W Colombia to SW Ecuador.
33–36 cm. Sexes alike. Relatively large wood-rail, mainly brightish to darkish brown above and below, with ashy grey head and nape, and bare yellow patch on forehead;... read more
Frequently repeated “kui-co-mui”, apparently much like call of A. cajaneus. read more
Forest, secondary growth, forested rivers and mangroves; also riverine marsh and swampy woodland.... read more
Food and feeding
No information available.
Nests found in Feb–Apr in NW Ecuador (n = 16) were relatively bulky open cups placed atop stumps of fallen trees, at the... read more
None recorded. Home range size of an adult radio-tracked in W Ecuador was 13∙5 ha.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. A very poorly known species which has a restricted range and appears to have become extremely rare, at least in Ecuador, owing to extensive destruction of its... read more
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