Spotted rail

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Spotted rail
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Genus: Pardirallus
Species: P. maculatus
Binomial name
Pardirallus maculatus
(Boddaert, 1783)

The spotted rail (Pardirallus maculatus) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae. It is found in Argentina, Belize, Bolivia, Brazil, Cayman Islands, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Ecuador, El Salvador, French Guiana, Guyana, Haiti, Jamaica, Mexico, Panama, Paraguay, Peru, Suriname, Trinidad and Tobago, the United States, Uruguay, Venezuela, and possibly Honduras. The spotted rail's natural habitat is a swamp.

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