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Black-tailed crake

Thai: นกอัญชันหางดำ, nok an-chan hang dam

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

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

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

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

Conservation status

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

Least Concern (IUCN3.1)

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

Range map of Porzana bicolor in Thailand

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Special thanks to Ton Smits, Parinya Pawangkhanant, Ian Dugdale and many others for their contribution for range data.

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