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Little Crake Porzana parva  
Little Crake
Photographer : © Pranjal J Saikia
Location :Khijadiya Bird Sanctuary, Jamnagar District, Gujarat, India
Date : 6 December 2013
English synonyms:
Bird Family :Rallidae - Rails, Crakes, Bush Hens, Watercock, Gallinules, Swamphens, Moorhens & Coots
Bird Group :GRUIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :I was digging my Hard Drive for old images, when I found out this image taken on 06/12/2013. Had always thought it as Baillon's Crake. But the the red base to the bill is apparent here which is so diagnostic of Little Crake. This may well be the 1st photographic record of the Little Crake from India. - PJS
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic.
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