Zapornia pusilla

Baillon's Crake at Pambula, NSW

Zapornia pusilla at Pambula, NSW - 1 Oct 2017
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Porzana (Porzana) pusilla 1 Oct 2017 Leo

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Baillon's Crake at Panboola.

2 comments

libbyh wrote:
   2 Oct 2017
That's a great sighting. I had to look this one up and it's tiny! We had someone from Wallagoot asking for help identifying what she thought was a quail in her property and I'm wondering whether it might be this Crake. Do they always live very close to water?
Leo wrote:
   3 Oct 2017
Yes, close to water with plenty of cover (usually reeds). They're wary and secretive.

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Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 1 Oct 2017 09:07 AM Recorded on
  • Leo Recorded by

Species information

  • Zapornia pusilla Scientific name
  • Baillon's Crake Common name
  • Not Sensitive
  • Rare or uncommon native
  • Non-Invasive
  • Up to 576.4m Recorded at altitude
  • 89 images trained Machine learning
  • External link More information
  • Synonyms

    Porzana pusilla
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