Uniform crake

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Uniform crake
Bonner zoologische Monographien - Amaurolimnas concolor guatemalensis.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Genus: Amaurolimnas
Sharpe, 1893
A. concolor
Binomial name
Amaurolimnas concolor
(Gosse, 1847)

The uniform crake (Amaurolimnas concolor) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae, the only member of the genus Amaurolimnas. It is found widely, but locally, in swampy forests and wetlands of southern Mexico, and Central and South America. A Jamaican subspecies, the Jamaican wood rail, is now extinct.

This relatively small, rufous bird is highly cryptic in its behavior and rarely seen.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Amaurolimnas concolor". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.