The Recently Extinct Plants and Animals Database


Amaurolimnas concolor concolor Gosse, 1847:369

Jamaican uniform crake, Red rail, Water partidge, Jamaican wood rail

 

 

Taxonomy & Nomenclature

Synonym/s: Rallus concolor Gosse, 1847:369; Aramides concolor concolor Gosse, 1847:369

 

Conservation Status

Last record: 1881 (Greenway, 1967:228)

 

Distribution

Jamaica

 

Biology & Ecology

 

 

Hypodigm

 

 

Media

 

 

References

Original scientific description:

Gosse, P. H. (1847). The Birds of Jamaica. London: John Van Voorst.

 

Other references:

Bond, James. (1936). Birds of the West Indies: An account with full descriptions of all the birds known to occur or to have occurred on the West Indian islands. Baltimore: Waverly Press.

Day, David. (1981). The Doomsday Book of Animals: A Natural History of Vanished Species. New York, N.Y.: The Viking Press.

Greenway James C. (1967). Extinct and Vanishing Birds of the World. American Committee for International Wild Life Protection, Special Publication no 13, 2nd edn. Dover Publications, New York.

Hume, Julian Pender and Walters, Michael. (2012). Extinct Birds. London: T & AD Poyser.

Taylor, P. B. (1996). Family Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules and Coots). In: del Hoyo, J., Elliott, A. and Sargatal, J. (eds.). Handbook of the Birds of the World Volume 3: Hoatzin to Auks. Barcelona: Lynx Edicions.

 

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