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Black-tailed crake

In Thai: นกอัญชันหางดำ, nok an-chan hang dam

Binomial name: Porzana bicolor, Arthur Hay, A.K.A. Viscount Walden, 1872

The black-tailed crake (Zapornia bicolor) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae. It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam.

Description

It is slate-gray with a chestnut brown back. Its eyes are red. Its slender legs are pinkish-red.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.

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Scientific classification

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

Common names

  • Thai: นกอัญชันหางดำ, nok an-chan hang dam

Synonyms

  • Zapornia bicolor, Arthur Hay, A.K.A. Viscount Walden (1872)
  • Amaurornis bicolor, Arthur Hay, A.K.A. Viscount Walden (1872)
  • Porzana bicolor, Arthur Hay, A.K.A. Viscount Walden (1872)

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Range Map

Distribution map of Black-tailed crake, Porzana bicolor in Thailand
Range map of Porzana bicolor in Thailand