Little Crake

Porzana parva - Marouette poussin

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Gruiformes

  • Family
    :

    Rallidés

  • Genus
    :

    Porzana

  • Species
    :

    parva

Descriptor

Scopoli, 1769

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 20 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 34 à 39 cm.
  • Weight
    : 35 à 60 g
Longevity

6 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Little Crake (Porzana parva) is a species of bird in the Rallidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Marouette poussin,
  • Polluela Bastarda,
  • Franga-d'água-bastarda,
  • Kleines Sumpfhuhn,
  • Kis vízicsibe,
  • Klein Waterhoen,
  • Schiribilla eurasiatica,
  • Mindre sumphöna,
  • Sumprikse,
  • chriašť malý,
  • chřástal malý,
  • Lille Rørvagtel,
  • pikkuhuitti,
  • rascletó,
  • Flóðrella,
  • zielonka,
  • mazais ormanītis,
  • mala tukalica,
  • Малый погоныш,
  • コクイナ,
  • 姬田鸡,
  • 姬田雞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

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), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha) ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Wastewater Treatment Areas, Irrigated Land (includes irrigation channels)

Geographic range

Illustration

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