Grey-breasted crake

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Grey-breasted crake
Laterallus exilis 1838.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Genus: Laterallus
L. exilis
Binomial name
Laterallus exilis
(Temminck, 1831)

The grey-breasted crake (Laterallus exilis) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae. It is found in Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Costa Rica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are swamps and pastureland.


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