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Band-bellied crake

In Thai: นกอัญชันจีน, nok an-chan jeen

Binomial name: Porzana paykullii, Sven Ingemar Ljungh, 1813

The band-bellied crake (Zapornia paykullii) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae.

It is found in China, Indonesia, North Korea, South Korea, Malaysia, Russia, Thailand, and Vietnam.

It is getting rare due to habitat loss.

In 1813 the Swedish taxon author Sven Ingemar Ljungh named the bird after the naturalist Gustaf von Paykull.

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Scientific classification

Kingdom
Animalia
Phylum
Chordata
Class
Aves
Order
Gruiformes
Family
Rallidae
Genus
Porzana
Species
Porzana paykullii

Common names

  • Thai: นกอัญชันจีน, nok an-chan jeen

Conservation status

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

Near Threatened (IUCN3.1)

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