Scientific Name: Porzana fusca Common Name: Ruddy-breasted Crake, Ruddy crake
Identifying Features: dark brown back, reddish-brown head, red eyes and legs, long toes, short tail
- They are territorial, but are quite secretive, hiding amongst grassy shrubs and bushes when disturbed.
- These birds probe in mud or shallow water.
This image was clicked by Clarence Cooray – via Flickr.
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