Ash-throated Crake (Porzana albicollis) - HBW 3, p. 186
French: Marouette plombée
Spanish: Polluela Turura
Other common names: White-necked/White-throated Crake
Taxonomy: Rallus albicollis Vieillot, 1819, Paraguay.
Race olivacea includes proposed race typhoeca. Two specimens from extreme SE Peru are as large as albicollis but show plumage characters of olivacea. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- olivacea (Vieillot, 1819) - Colombia, Venezuela and Trinidad to the Guianas and extreme N Brazil.
- albicollis (Vieillot, 1819) - E & S Brazil, N & E Bolivia, Paraguay and extreme N Argentina; probably this race in SE Peru.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Individual adult male.
Locality Jataí, Goiás State, Brazil (ssp albicollis)
Bruno Salaroli 30 October 2010 1 year ago 4
One adult bird perched.
Locality Rio Claro, São Paulo State, Brazil (ssp albicollis)
Carlos Gussoni 3 March 2013 40 weeks ago 3.5
Couple picking parasites from each other's head
Locality Anton de Kom University, Paramaribo, Paramaribo District, Suriname (ssp olivacea)
erikat 3 March 2011 2 years ago 3.3