Species of Thailand
Rallina fasciata, Thomas Stamford Raffles, 1822
(In Thai: นกอัญชันป่าขาแดง)
The red-legged crake (Rallina fasciata) is a waterbird in the rail and crake family, Rallidae.
It is a medium-large crake (length 24 cm). Its head, neck and breast red-brown, paler on throat. Its upper parts are grey-brown. Underparts and underwings are barred black and white. Its bill is green and its legs are red.
Distribution and habitat
Found in far north-eastern India, eastern Bangladesh, Burma, Thailand, Malay Peninsula, Borneo and Indonesia. It is recorded as a vagrant to north-western Australia. It is located in dense vegetation close to permanent wetlands.
Its clutch consists of 3-6 dull-white eggs.
Series of descending croaks, screams and grunts.
With a large range and no evidence of significant decline, this species is assessed as being of least concern.
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Category / Seasonal Status
BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years
BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident
- Rallina fasciata
- Thai: นกอัญชันป่าขาแดง
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
Least Concern (BCST)