Black-tailed crake

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Black-tailed crake
Amaurornis bicolor - Doi Inthanon.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Genus: Porzana
P. bicolor
Binomial name
Porzana bicolor
Walden, 1872

Amaurornis bicolor
Zapornia bicolor

The black-tailed crake (Porzana bicolor) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae.[2] It is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, Thailand and Vietnam.


It is slate-gray with a chestnut brown back. Its eyes are red. Its slender legs are pinkish-red.

Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Zapornia bicolor". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  2. ^ Gill, Frank; Donsker, David, eds. (2019). "Flufftails, finfoots, rails, trumpeters, cranes, limpkin". World Bird List Version 9.2. International Ornithologists' Union. Retrieved 8 July 2019.