14cm; 3 unsexed 51–53 g. Tail relatively long, bill stout and tarsus short. Sexes alike. Distinguished from other Laterallus by buffy ochraceous foreneck to... read more
Song is a drawn-out, slightly descending trill, quite similar to e.g. Rufous-sided Crake L.... read more
Inhabits coarse, tussocky or matted grass on moist to shallowly flooded substrates in marshes.... read more
Food and feeding
Nothing recorded. Specimens captured in traps baited with peanut butter, rolled oats, cracked maize and banana.
No information available.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Reliably known from a dozen scattered localities, but recent records indicate that it is likely to be more widespread. In C Paraguay the type was collected at... read more
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