The Little crake – (Zapornia parva) – according to eBird and Birdlife, but has an alternative scientific name in other sources – is a very small water bird of the family Rallidae. It is a summer breeder, sporadically in W Europe but widely in E Europe and W Asia. It migrates S to Pakistan, S Iran and Africa. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder in The S Caucasus, and a winter visitor to S Iran, S Iraq, Ras al Hadd area of Oman, S Yemen, Palestine, The Nile Delta and N Nile Valley, and S Niger, It is also noticed on Passage across the N African coastal areas and down the Nile Valley to Eritrea and into Ethiopia.
Order: Gruiformes Family: Rallidae Genus: Zapornia
Species...Zapornia parva Little crake - Species - ebird.org Little crake - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Little crake - Database - avibase Little crake - Field guide - acopiancenter.am Little crake - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org
Additional Material... Little crake - Images - google.com Little crake - Video - youtube.com Little crake - Datazone - birdlife.org