Corn Crake

Crex crex - Râle des genêts

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Gruiformes

  • Family
    :

    Rallidés

  • Genus
    :

    Crex

  • Species
    :

    crex

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 30 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 42 à 53 cm.
  • Weight
    : 135 à 200 g
Longevity

6 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Corn Crake (Crex crex) is a species of bird in the Rallidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Râle des genêts,
  • Guión de Codornices,
  • Codornizão-euroasiático,
  • Wachtelkönig,
  • Haris,
  • Kwartelkoning,
  • Re di quaglie,
  • Kornknarr,
  • Åkerrikse,
  • chrapkáč poľný,
  • chřástal polní,
  • Engsnarre,
  • ruisrääkkä,
  • Kwartelkoning,
  • guatlla maresa eurasiàtica,
  • Engirella,
  • derkacz (zwyczajny),
  • grieze,
  • kosec,
  • Коростель,
  • ウズラクイナ,
  • 长脚秧鸡,
  • 長腳秧雞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Savanna : Dry ; Grassland : Temperate, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Pastureland, Plantations

Geographic range

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