French: Râle des Talaud German: Talaudinselralle Spanish: Cotara de las Talaud
Karakelong, Talaud Islands, Indonesia.
Karakelong, in Talaud Is, NE of Sulawesi.
c. 33–35 cm. A large, robust rail with rather long and deep-based pale bill. Head, neck and breast are maroon-chestnut; upperparts greenish-olive, glossier on mantle,... read more
A series of at least 15 rapid, high-pitched “peet-peet-peet” calls, perhaps in alarm,... read more
Patches of long wet grass and rank vegetation at edge of lowland forest. Vocalisations of unseen... read more
Food and feeding
No information. A shy and secretive bird.
Status and conservation
ENDANGERED. Restricted-range species: present in Sangihe and Talaud EBA. This species has a very small range, estimated to be 850 km2 at most, in which its presence is... read more
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