Speckled rail

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Speckled rail
Coturnicops notata notata.jpg
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Genus: Coturnicops
Species: C. notatus
Binomial name
Coturnicops notatus
(Gould, 1841)

The speckled rail (Coturnicops notatus), also called speckled crake, is a species of bird in the family Rallidae. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Colombia, Falkland Islands, Guyana, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela. Its natural habitats are temperate grassland, subtropical or tropical seasonally wet or flooded lowland grassland, swamps and pastureland.