Scientific Name: Amaurornis phoenicurus Common Name: White-breasted Waterhen Other Name: Ruak-ruak, Korawakka, Dahuk, Dauk, Daahuka, Pankombadi, Kuak kombadi
Identifying Features: dark grey upperparts; white face, neck and breast; long toes, short tail, yellow bill and legs
- Many rails are very secretive, but white-breasted waterhens are often seen out in the open.
- The Andamans population insularis is said to make duck like quack calls.
This image was clicked by Laxminarayan Upadya Vandse – via Flickr.
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