Search by Freefind    A   B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L M  N  O  P  Q   R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y   Z      Home

 Advanced Search Alphabetically Taxon - Family Map Country Lists Help-Site Map Contact

Chestnut Forest-Rail

Photo by By Jerry Oldenettel July 27, 2011 i © all rights reserved

Slideshow courtesy The Friends Of Worldbirds © all rights reserved


Video by Marcel Holyoak © all rights reserved


This page  only

Be notified of
page updates

it's private

powered by

Home          Order

Also known as Follow link Alternate name
Rallina rubra Scientific name
Gruiiformes Order
Rallidae Family
 18-23 cm. (Wingspan cm) Length
Tropical rainforest. Between 1,500 - 3,050m. Range:- Island of New Guinea:-  Indonesia:- Irian Jaya, New GuineaMelanesia:- Papua New Guinea. Habitat
 eggs, incubation  days, fledging  days. Clutch
Invertebrates, small amphibians, small fish, worms. Food  
2812  - TSN: 562677 - Sub-species World Number
Least Concern Status

If you have sound recording of the Rallidae please send it to xeno-canto. 

AKA:- Czech: Chrástal novoguinejský, chřástal novoguinejský
Danish: Lille Kastanierikse, Lille Kastanjerikse
German: Kastanienralle
English: Chestnut Forest Crake, Chestnut Forest Rail, Chestnut Forest-Rail, Chestnut Rail, New Guinea Chestnut Rail, New Guinean forest-rail
Spanish: Polluela Castańa
Estonian: puna-metsruik
Finnish: Papuanpunaräikkä
French: Râle marron, Râle rouge, Ręle roux
Indonesian: Mandargunung Merah
Italian: Rallina castana, Rallina castana della Nuova Guinea
Japanese: akapapuakuina
Japanese: アカパプアクイナ
Latin: Canirallus ruber, Rallicula rubra, Rallina rubra
Dutch: Nieuwguinese Kaneelral, Nieuw-Guinese Kaneelral
Norwegian: Rřdrikse
Polish: rudokurka czerwonawa
Russian: Каштановый погоныш
Slovak: chriaštel hrdzavý , chriašteľ hrdzavý
Swedish: Papuarall
Chinese: 栗秧鸡


Rallina rubra
Rallina rubra klossi
Rallina rubra rubra
Rallina rubra subrubra
Rallina rubra telefolminensis

Arkive for photos, picture gallery, sound recordings, video and bird data, checklists etc. Field guide images of over 9,000 species. Checklists covering all bird species and most of the worlds countries.

2008 Worldbirds © all rights reserved   Copy-right belongs to individual photographers

Sound recordings by XENO-CANTO are covered by creative commons Copy-right (CC)


01/03/2008 0000000

25/10/2009 500,000

28/02/2012 870,300



Maps from Fatbirder's Top 1000 Birding Websites


01/01/2009 151,000

01/10/2010 562,291

24/09/2012 1,000,000


Credits Some of the maps, data, are from               Data from Avibase