Spotted Crake

Porzana porzana - Marouette ponctuée

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Gruiformes

  • Family
    :

    Rallidés

  • Genus
    :

    Porzana

  • Species
    :

    porzana

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 24 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 37 à 42 cm.
  • Weight
    : 60 à 115 g
Longevity

7 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Spotted Crake (Porzana porzana) is a species of bird in the Rallidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Marouette ponctuée,
  • Polluela Pintoja,
  • Franga-d'água-grande,
  • Tüpfelsumpfhuhn,
  • Pettyes vízicsibe,
  • Porseleinhoen,
  • Voltolino,
  • Småfläckig sumphöna,
  • Myrrikse,
  • chriašť bodkovaný,
  • chřástal kropenatý,
  • Plettet Rørvagtel,
  • luhtahuitti,
  • Gevlekte Riethaan,
  • polla pintada europea,
  • Dílarella,
  • kropiatka,
  • ormanītis, tutiņš,
  • grahasta tukalica,
  • Погоныш,
  • コモンクイナ (ミナミクロクイナ),
  • 斑胸田鸡,
  • นกอัญชันเล็กลายจุด,
  • 斑胸田雞,

Voice song and cries

Marouette ponctuée
adult

Habitat

Marouette ponctuée
adult breeding

Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Shrub Dominated Wetlands, Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha), Wastewater Treatment Areas, Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land, Canals and Drainage Channels, Ditches

Geographic range

Illustration

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Sources of information

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