French: Râle des palétuviers German: Küstenralle Spanish: Cotara de manglar
coast of Bahia, Brazil.
E Brazil from NE Pará to NE Bahia and S along coast to São Paulo.
27–29 cm; 1 female 164g. Sexes alike. Smallest member of genus; differs from all congeners in having greenish bill with red base, and from all except A. calopterus... read more
Until recently undescribed. Penetrating, loud “pik-pik-pik” or “pyok-pyok-pyok... read more
Mainly coastal swamps and lagoons, including mangrove swamps; inland records do not seem to be... read more
Food and feeding
Very little known. At low tide, in estuary of R Traripe, Bahia, birds seen emerging from mangroves to feed on banks of river. Recorded... read more
Very little known. Breeding activity recorded in May–Jul in the Caatinga region, and in Oct–Nov in the coast of Rio de Janeiro... read more
There are inland records in the Caatinga region during the rainy period (Feb–Jun), sometimes... read more
Status and conservation
Not globally threatened (Least Concern). Status unclear; known from NE Pará, Maranhão, Ceará, Bahia, Pernambuco and Alagoas S to São Paulo;... read more
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