Order: Gruiformes | Family: Rallidae | IUCN Status: Least Concern
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Huacarpay, Cusco
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Lake Titicaca, Puno
Age: Adult | Sex: Unknown | Loc. No Data
Age: Juvenile | Sex: Unknown | Loc. Huacarpay, Cusco
Status: The Plumbeous Rail is common in a variety of habitat near water along the western coastal lowlands and western foothill of the Andes. It is also common in Andean wetlands reaching elevations of up to 4,400 m. It also occurs in Ec, Br, Bo, and Ch.
Name in Spanish: Rascón Plomizo.
Sub-species: Plumbeous Rail (Pardirallus sanguinolentus simonsi) C. Chubb, 1917. Also P. s. tschudii C. Chubb, 1919.
Meaning of Name: Pardirallus: Gr. pardos= leopard; and rallus= in reference to the genus Rallus. sanguinolentus: L. sanguinolentus, sanguis, sanguinis= bloody, blood, blood.
- Species range based on: Schulenberg, T. S., D. F. Stotz, and L. Rico. 2006. Distribution maps of the birds of Peru, version 1.0. Environment, Culture & Conservation (ECCo). The Field Museum. http://fm2.fieldmuseum.org/uw_test/birdsofperu on 01/01/2015.