Aramides gutturalis Sharpe, 1894

Red-throated wood rail



Taxonomy & Nomenclature

The validity of this species is disputed (BirdLife International, 2013).


Conservation Status

Missing or invalid





Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Sharpe, R. B. (1894). Catalogue of the Birds in the British Museum, volume XXIII. Taylor and Francis, London. 398 pp.

Other references:

BirdLife International (2000) Threatened Birds of the World. Lynx Edicions and BirdLife International, Barcelona and Cambridge.

BirdLife International. (2013). Species factsheet: Aramides gutturalis. Downloaded from on 20/08/2013.

Hellmayr, C. E. and Conover, B. (1942). Catalogue of birds of the Americas and the adjacent islands in Field Museum of Natural History, part 1, number 1. Field Museum of Natural History Zoological Series vol. 13, 636 pp.

Knox, Alan G. and Walters, Michael P. (1994). Extinct and endangered birds in the collections of The Natural History Museum. British Ornithologists' Club Occasional Publications 1: 1-292.

Meyer de Schauensee, R. (1966). The Species of Birds of South America With Their Distribution. Livingston Publishing Company. Narberth, Pennsylvania, 577 pp.

Peters, J. L. (1934). Check-List of Birds of the World, volume 2. Harvard University Press, Cambridge, Massachusetts. 401 pp.

Taylor, P. B. (1996). Family Rallidae. In: Del Hoyo J, Elliot A, Sargatal J (Eds) Handbook of the Birds of the World, vol. 3. Lynx Edicions, Barcelona. 821 pp.

Taylor, P. B. (1998). Rails: A Guide to the Rails, Gallinules and Coots of the World. Pica Press, Sussex. 600 pp.

Tyrberg, Tommy. (2009). Holocene avian extinctions, pp. 63-106. In: Turvey, Samuel T. (ed.). Holocene Extinctions. Oxford, UK & New York, USA: Oxford University Press. xii + 352 pp.


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