African Crake

photo by Mark Tittley

Scientific classification

Order

Gruiformes

Family

Rallidae

Subfamily

Crex

Species

egregia

Appearance

* Pretty small bird with olive-brown and black upperparts and black-white striped underparts and flanks.
* Prominent red eyes, reddish bill and powerful brown legs
* Size: 20-23 cm

Habitat

Grasslands and savanna

Countries

Africa

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