The Corn crake – Crex crex is a medium sized species of rail of Type – marshfowl, Family Rallidae and Order Gruiformes. It has a very extensive Breeding Range from W Europe to E Asia, and migrates to winter in southern Africa. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder in the S Caucasus, elsewhere it is occasionally encountered on passage. It has declined rapidly due to changing harvesting practices destroying nests before nesting is completed.
Type - marshfowl - secretive - nests on the ground hidden in grasses Habitat - grasslands, especially hay fields, Order: Gruiformes Family: Rallidae Genus: Crex
Species...Crex crex Corn crake - Species - ebird.org Corn crake - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Corn crake - Wildlife - rspb.org.uk Corn crake - Environment - irishtimes.com Corn crake - Sounds & Maps xeno-canto.org
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