Grey-necked Wood Rail

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The Grey-necked Wood Rail is a species of bird in the Rallidae family. One of the larger Neotropical rails and the only Aramides with head and neck entirely grey. This chicken-sized bird has long, pink legs, a grey neck and back, a rust-colored chest, and a yellow beak. They can run quickly through reeds, rarely flying to escape predators.

 

Conservation Status: Least Concern
Least Concern - LC

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Here are a few fun facts:

  • One of the larger Neotropical rails and the only Aramides with head and neck entirely grey.
  • This chicken-sized bird has long, pink legs, a grey neck and back, a rust-colored chest, and a yellow beak.
  • They can run quickly through reeds, rarely flying to escape predators.

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April 1 st – October 31 st:
10:00 am to 5:00 pm

November 1 st – March 31 st:
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Closed Thanksgiving and Christmas Day

Admission Prices

Adults 12 & over $7.00

Children 3 to 11 $5.00

Seniors 65+ $6.00

Children 2 years and under — FREE

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Charles Paddock Zoo is located at 9100 Morro Road, Atascadero, CA 93422

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