Black-tailed crake

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Black-tailed crake
Amaurornis bicolor - Doi Inthanon.jpg
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A. bicolor
Binomial name
Amaurornis bicolor
(Walden, 1872)
Synonyms

Porzana bicolor

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

Description[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Amaurornis bicolor". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.