In Thai: นกอัญชันป่าขาแดง, nok an-chan pa kaa daeng
Binomial name: Rallina fasciata, Thomas Stamford Raffles, 1822
The red-legged crake (Rallina fasciata) is a waterbird in the rail and crake family Rallidae.
Medium-large crake (length 24 cm). Head, neck and breast red-brown, paler on throat. Upperparts grey-brown. Underparts and underwing barred black and white. Bill green; legs and feet red.
Distribution and habitat
North-eastern India, southern Burma, Thailand, Malay Peninsula, Borneo and Indonesia. Recorded as a vagrant to north-western Australia. Found in dense vegetation close to permanent wetlands.
Clutch 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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- Rallina fasciata
- Thai: นกอัญชันป่าขาแดง, nok an-chan pa kaa daeng
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)