Chestnut-headed crake

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Chestnut-headed crake
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Genus: Anurolimnas
Species: A. castaneiceps
Binomial name
Anurolimnas castaneiceps
Sclater & Salvin, 1868

The chestnut-headed crake (Anurolimnas castaneiceps) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae. It is found in Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and heavily degraded former forest.


It is chestnut-coloured with a paler throat and a dark brown back.