Birds of Peru

    GRUIFORMES: Rallidae (Rails, Crakes & Coots)  
Genus: Porzana (2 species, 14 worldwide)

Ash-throated Crake
Ash-throated Crake (Porzana albicollis typhoeca)
French Guiana  
Photograph by Michel GIRAUD-AUDINE   © All Rights Reserved.

Sora (Porzana carolina)
Everglades National Park, Florida, USA  

A songbird sized rail usually deep in wetland grass. Soras migrate to the southern United States and as far as northern South America.

© Tom Friedel - All Rights Reserved, except for images and data otherwise noted.       Colombia       Panama       Ecuador       Costa Rica       Mexico
Experimental sites:       Guyana       Peru       Nicaragua       Venezuela
Really Experimental sites:       Brazil       Bolivia       Cuba