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  • English
    • Sora Rail
    • Sora
    • chicken-billed rail
    • chicken-bill
  • Scientific Names
    • Porzana carolina
  • French
    • marouette de Caroline
  • Spanish
    • Polluela sora
  • German
    • Carolinasumpfhuhn
  • Portuguese
    • Franga-d'água-americana

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Recent observations

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What

sora Porzana carolina

Observer

ahazlett

Date

April 18, 2015 11:04 AM EDT

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Sora Porzana carolina

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jumtal

Date

April 15, 2015

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sora Porzana carolina

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jimroberts

Date

April 17, 2015

Description

small (6-8") marsh type bird with stiff tail crossing road between small ponds.

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Square

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Sora Rail Porzana carolina

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pbedell

Date

April 6, 2015

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Sora Porzana carolina

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connlindajo

Date

April 9, 2015 02:14 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

DOG - dead on the ground
No obvious trauma
Donna L. said probably young starling because of its large feet

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Square

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Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

finatic

Date

April 5, 2015 10:20 AM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Found dead on the pathway.

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Sora Porzana carolina

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julio

Date

April 4, 2015

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No photos or sounds

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Sora Porzana carolina

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miwasatoshi

Date

December 16, 2004

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No photos or sounds

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Sora Porzana carolina

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dfwuw

Date

April 4, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Seen flying from a dense section of reeds. No opportunity for a picture.

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Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

mickeylong

Date

April 1, 2015

Description

One of four seen feeding simultaneously in low, muddy dead bulrush patch at edge of lake.

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Square

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Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

joshualincoln

Date

February 18, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Polluela Sora. Porzana carolina

Date

March 29, 2015 06:28 PM CST

Description

Foto: Juan Flores

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Description from Wikipedia

The Sora (Porzana carolina) is a small waterbird of the family Rallidae, sometimes also referred to as the Sora Rail or Sora Crake.

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Conservation Summary

Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.