Galapagos Rail (Laterallus spilonotus) - HBW 3, p. 159
French: Râle des Galapagos
Spanish: Polluela de Galápagos
Taxonomy: Zapornia spilonota Gould, 1841, Santiago (James) Island, Galapagos.
Sometimes considered a race of L. jamaicensis, of which it is an insular derivative. Monotypic.
Distribution: Galapagos Is, occurring on Pinta, Fernandina, Isabela, Santiago, Santa Cruz, Floreana and San Cristóbal.
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A bird mostly concealed in the long grass at Media Luna in the Santa Cruz highlands.
Locality Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands (Monotypic species)
Ian Fulton 20 November 2011 1 year ago 2.8
Song given by a bird skulking on the ground in a dense miconia patch. Locality Santa Cruz, Galapagos Islands
Scott Olmstead 26 July 2008 3 years ago 4