Birds of Colombia

    GRUIFORMES: Rallidae (Rails, Crakes and Coots)  
Genus: Porzana (3 species, 16 worldwide)

Ash-throated Crake
Ash-throated Crake (Porzana albicollis typhoeca)
French Guiana  
Photograph by Michel GIRAUD-AUDINE   © All Rights Reserved.

Sora (Porzana carolina)
Everglades National Park, Florida, USA  

A songbird sized rail usually deep in wetland grass. Soras migrate to the southern United States and as far as northern South America.

Yellow-breasted Crake
Yellow-breasted Crake (Porzana flaviventer woodi)
Medio Queso, Los Chiles, Costa Rica  
Photograph by Jorge Obando Gutierrez   © Copyrighted, All Rights Reserved.

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