Scientific Name: Porzana pusilla Common Name: Baillon’s Crake Other Name: Marsh crake
Identifying Features: brown upperparts with some white markings, blue-grey face and underparts, green legs, long toes, short tail
- Very secretive in the breeding season, and are then mostly heard rather than seen.
- These birds probe with their bill in mud or shallow water, also picking up food by sight.
This image was clicked by Chris Ring – via Flickr.
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