Baillon’s crake

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The Baillon’s crake – (Zapornia pusilla) or Marsh crake is a small species of water bird of the family Rallidae. It is widely but thinly distributed across Europe but its main breeding range is right across Asia from Ukraine to Japan, it migrates to the south in the Indian sub-Continent and SE Asia. In the AWB Region some small isolated Breeding areas are found in N Morocco and Jordan, also some Resident areas are located in Palestine and the Nile Delta Region. There is noticeable Passage movement across N Africa, the Levant and the Nile Valley.

Order:  Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Genus:  Zapornia

Species...Zapornia pusilla
Baillon's crake - Species - ebird.org
Baillon's crake - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Baillon's crake - Database - avibase
Baillon's crake - Environment - ec.europa.eu
Baillon's crake - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Baillon's crake - Images - google.com
Baillon's crake - Video - youtube.com
Baillon's crake - Datazone - birdlife.org
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