|Plumbeous rail (Pardirallus sanguinolentus)|
Pardirallus is a genus of bird in the rail family, Rallidae. It contains three species found in marshland in South and Central America and the West Indies. They are 25–38 cm long and have a long greenish bill and reddish legs. The spotted rail is blackish-brown with white markings while the other two are brown above and dark grey below.
It contains the following species:
- Spotted rail (Pardirallus maculatus)
- Blackish rail (Pardirallus nigricans)
- Plumbeous rail (Pardirallus sanguinolentus)
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