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  Australian Spotted Crake (Porzana fluminea)





Australian Spotted Crake | Porzana fluminea photo
Australian Crake (Porzana fluminea), Strzelecki Track, South Australia

Image by Tony Morris - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

Australian Spotted Crake | Porzana fluminea photo
Australian Crake (Porzana fluminea), Strzelecki Track, South Australia

Image by Tony Morris - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

BIRD FACTS

distribution map showing range of Porzana fluminea in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Gruiformes
Family:Rallidae
Genus:Porzana
Species:fluminea
Common Name:Australian Spotted Crake

Relatives in same Genus
  White-browed Crake (P. cinerea)
  Ruddy-breasted Crake (P. fusca)
  Baillons Crake (P. pusilla)
  Spotless Crake (P. tabuensis)