Austral Rail (Rallus antarcticus) - HBW 3, p. 169
French: Râle austral
Spanish: Rascón Pidén
Taxonomy: Rallus Antarcticus King, 1828, Straits of Magellan.
Sometimes regarded as conspecific with R. limicola or R. semiplumbeus, with both of which forms superspecies. Monotypic.
Distribution: C Chile and N Argentina patchily S to Tierra del Fuego.
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Several individuals calling from the reed, one specimen seen well at dawn. Locality Patagonia, Argentina
KasperHendriks 21 March 2012 51 weeks ago 47 sec 4
An adult walking in reeds after playback Locality El Zurdo, Santa Cruz Province, Argentina (Monotypic species)
Santiago Imberti 1 March 2000 8 years ago 43 sec 3.4