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Little Crake Porzana parva   - Immature
Little Crake
Photographer : © Ashok Mashru
Location :Ranjitsagar Dam, Jamnagar, Gujarat, India
Date : 25 December 2017
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Bird Family :Rallidae - Rails, Crakes, Bush Hens, Watercock, Gallinules, Swamphens, Moorhens & Coots
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :This very rare crake was sighted first by Ashvin Thrivedi around a week before this sighting. The habitat is downstream of the dam, marshy water flooded area with some reeds, under water plants and lotus. The Little Crake was sighted foraging by walking on floating leaves of lotus and Prosopis juliflora branches near water. - AM
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic.
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