Grey-throated Rail (Canirallus oculeus) - HBW 3, p. 149
French: Râle à gorge grise
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.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
An adult followed by a fully grown juvenile feeding at the edge of a pond at about 3 pm. Locality Ankasa-Nini National Park, Western Region, Ghana (Monotypic species)
Attila Steiner 17 February 2012 3 years ago 26 sec 2.7
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