Rails, Gallinules and Coots (Rallidae)

Grey-throated Rail (Canirallus oculeus) - HBW 3, p. 149

French: Râle à gorge grise German: Augenralle Spanish: Rascón Carigrís

Taxonomy: Gallinula oculea Hartlaub, 1855, Rio Butri, Ghana.
Birds from Cameroon eastward sometimes treated as separate race, batesi, but differ too little from other populations to merit subspecific status. Monotypic.

Distribution: Sierra Leone E across N Zaire to W Uganda and SW to coastal Congo. Occurrence in N Central African Republic (Manovo-Gounda-Saint Floris National Park) doubtful.

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