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Aramides cajanea (Grey-necked Wood Rail; Gray-necked Wood-Rail)

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Wikipedia Abstract

The grey-necked wood rail or grey-cowled wood rail (Aramides cajaneus) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae. It lives primarily in forests and mangroves of Central and South America.
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Aramides cajanea albiventris (Grey-necked wood rail)
Aramides cajanea avicenniae (Grey-necked wood rail)
Aramides cajanea cajanea (Grey-necked wood rail)
Aramides cajanea latens (Grey-necked wood rail)
Aramides cajanea mexicanus (Grey-necked wood rail)
Aramides cajanea morrisoni (Grey-necked wood rail)
Aramides cajanea pacificus (Grey-necked wood rail)
Aramides cajanea plumbeicollis (Grey-necked wood rail)
Aramides cajanea vanrossemi (Grey-necked wood rail)

EDGE Analysis

Uniqueness Scale: Similiar (0) 
 Unique (100)
Uniqueness & Vulnerability Scale: Similiar & Secure (0) 
 Unique & Vulnerable (100)
ED Score: 7.74011
EDGE Score: 2.16792


Adult Weight [1]  397 grams
Diet [2]  Carnivore (Invertebrates), Carnivore (Vertebrates), Frugivore, Granivore, Herbivore
Diet - Ectothermic [2]  20 %
Diet - Fruit [2]  10 %
Diet - Invertibrates [2]  50 %
Diet - Plants [2]  10 %
Diet - Seeds [2]  10 %
Forages - Ground [2]  50 %
Forages - Water Surface [2]  50 %
Clutch Size [3]  5


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Institutions (Zoos, etc.)

Range Map


Patfa Valley dry forests;

External References



Attributes / relations provided by
1Hartman FA 1961. Locomotor mechanisms of birds. Smithson Misc Collect 143:1–91
2Hamish Wilman, Jonathan Belmaker, Jennifer Simpson, Carolina de la Rosa, Marcelo M. Rivadeneira, and Walter Jetz. 2014. EltonTraits 1.0: Species-level foraging attributes of the world's birds and mammals. Ecology 95:2027
3Jetz W, Sekercioglu CH, Böhning-Gaese K (2008) The Worldwide Variation in Avian Clutch Size across Species and Space PLoS Biol 6(12): e303. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.0060303
Ecoregions provided by World Wide Fund For Nature (WWF). WildFinder: Online database of species distributions, ver. 01.06 WWF WildFINDER
Biodiversity Hotspots provided by Critical Ecosystem Partnership Fund
Abstract provided by DBpedia licensed under a Creative Commons License