Blackish Rail (Pardirallus nigricans) - HBW 3, p. 192
French: Râle noirâtre
Spanish: Rascón Negruzco
Taxonomy: Rallus nigricans Vieillot, 1819, Paraguay.
Sometimes placed in Rallus, or referred to genus Ortygonax. In past sometimes regarded as conspecific with P. sanguinolentus. Two subspecies recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- caucae (Conover, 1949) - SW Colombia (Cauca Valley S to Nariño).
- nigricans (Vieillot, 1819) - E Ecuador, E Peru, N Bolivia, W, SC & E Brazil, Paraguay and extreme NE Argentina.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
comming out the bush Locality Rioja, San Martín Department, Peru (ssp nigricans)
Daniêl Jimenez 30 November 2012 1 week ago ADDED LAST MONTH 17 sec 4.5
A bird responing to the playback. Locality Rioja, San Martín Department, Peru
Yoel Jimenez 30 November 2012 19 weeks ago 21 sec 4
A bird feeding in a marsh Locality Curitiba, Paraná State, Brazil (ssp nigricans)
Josep del Hoyo 16 May 2005 7 years ago 21 sec 3.9
A bird in a marsh, feeding around a wooden structure Locality Curitiba, Paraná State, Brazil (ssp nigricans)
Josep del Hoyo 16 May 2005 7 years ago 45 sec 3.7
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A bird in a marsh.
Locality Brasília National Park, Federal District, Brazil (ssp nigricans)
Ciro Albano 19 July 2005 4 years ago 3.8
Individual adult male.
Locality Cruz Alta, Rio Grande do Sul State, Brazil
Bruno Salaroli 21 January 2010 1 year ago 3.4
A couple calling after the palyback
Locality Montezuma Peak, Tatama National Park, Colombia
Manakin Nature Tours 7 May 2011 42 weeks ago 3.3
A birdon the rock close to the main house in Montezuma
Locality Montezuma Peak Road, Montezuma Peak, Tatama National Park, Colombia
Manakin Nature Tours 22 January 2012 42 weeks ago 3.3
A juvenile on a wetland.
Locality Cocha Cashu Biological Station, Manu National Park, Manu Biosphere Reserve, Madre de Dios Department, Peru (ssp nigricans)
Joe Tobias 24 November 2004 44 weeks ago 3.3
A pair of birds.
Locality Tatama National Park, Colombia (ssp caucae)
Ken Havard 5 July 2011 1 year ago 3.3
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Birds singing in the vegetation in a wetland. We saw two, but it seems that there was a third singing. Locality Teresópolis, Rio de Janeiro State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 7 September 2006 44 weeks ago 5
Bird singing on lagoon. Locality Itamonte, Minas Gerais State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 1 October 2005 49 weeks ago 5
Duet. Locality Uniao dos Palmares, Alagoas State, Brazil
Ciro Albano 12 August 2007 4 years ago 4
A couple singing in small wetland with "taboas". Locality Núcleo Cunha-Indaiá, Serra do Mar State Park, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 4 May 2013 2 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 0
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Call note little known of this species. After some minutes of this record the bird singing. Locality Núcleo Cunha-Indaiá, Serra do Mar State Park, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 2 May 2013 2 weeks ago ADDED LAST MONTH 0
A couple singing near a lagoon in the Atlantic rainforest. Locality Serra do Japi, São Paulo State, Brazil
Antonio Silveira 27 September 2007 32 weeks ago 0