Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Rails, Gallinules and Coots :: Ruddy-breasted Crake

Ruddy-breasted Crake Porzana fusca

Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Ruddy Crake
Old scientific name(s): Amaurornis fuscus


Mai Po Marshes, Hong Kong - Feb, 2009 © Neil Fifer  Punggol Grasslands, Singapore - 2005 © Paul Huang  Punggol Grasslands, Singapore - 2005 © Paul Huang 
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N. and e. India to se. Asia, Japan, the Sundas and Philippines;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Pakistan, n. India to Malaya, Greater Sundas, and Lesser Sundas (Flores Is.), Sulawesi and the Philippines (Luzon, Mindoro, Cagayancillo, Negros, Samar, Leyte, Bohol, Mindanao).
(2) Sw. India and Sri Lanka.
(3) E. China, Taiwan and Japan.
(4) Ryukyu Is.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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