First record of the Ash-throated Crake, Mustelirallus albicollis Vieillot, 1819 (Aves, Rallidae) in the Cordillera Central of the Colombian Andes

Diego Calderón-Franco, Juan David Ramirez, Julio Cesar Saenz


We present the first record of Ash-throated Crake, Mustelirallus albicollis, for the Cordillera Central of the Colombian Andes. One individual was killed while crossing a road in a marshy area in Porce, Antioquia department, Colombia. Our photographs represent the first record for the department of Antioquia and also for the Cordillera Central.


new avian record; South America; Colombian Central Andes; Porzana albicollis; Antioquia department; Porce

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