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Giant Wood-Rail

Aramides ypecaha

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Easy to recognize by its gigantic size. Note the rusty neck and belly that help to distinguish it from similar smaller wood-rails. Favors open marshes, swampy light woodlands, and flooded pastures. Can be very noisy and occasionally conspicuous.

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