Scientific Name: Amaurornis akoolvia Common Name: Brown Crake Other Name: Brown bush-hen
Identifying Features: brown body; face, breast, and belly are grey; beak yellow-green from below
- The brown crake makes alarming call when it see predator or human to alert other birds.
- Despite its use of sheltered habitats, this is one of the bolder rails, and can be seen wandering in the open
This image was clicked by Imran Shah – via Flickr.
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