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|White-Browed Crake |
(Porzana cinerea) 白眉田鸡
Size: 20 cm
Grey and brown crake. Size of Ruddy-Breasted, but foreparts grey, not rufous, lacks barring on underparts, off-white belly and buff-brown flanks and undertail. Most distinctive features are: straw-buff mantle streaked dark brown, and face pattern, with black eye patch, redand white lores, prominent white supercilium, and white from bill base below eye patch ear ear-coverts. In flight, narrow pale fringes to trailing edge of wing.
Noisy high-pitched piping cutchi cutchi. Call when flushed or landing, a rapid kwekwekwekwekwek with an electric, bubbling quality.
Freshwater and saline swamps, marches, wet grasslands and wet cropfields, also lakes, particularly favouring areas with mats of floating vegetation.
Uncommon resident breeder in Singapore.
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- [2011-09-15 5:22]
lovely bird, great compo!
Beautiful reflection and colour.
- [2011-09-15 8:53]
Hello Ang Hwee,
The best photo of this species I've seen so far. What a beauty!
Hi Ang, a perfect capture with excellent reflection. It looks two birds. really beautiful. TFS
- [2011-09-15 11:31]
FANTASTIC image of this beauty!!!
Thanks for sharing
- [2011-09-15 22:25]
Très belle image de cet oiseau et de son reflet.
Très bien fait.