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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

dfwuw

Date

April 25, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

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No photos or sounds

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Sora Porzana carolina

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msieges

Date

April 20, 2015

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No photos or sounds

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Sora Porzana carolina

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charwood

Date

May 1, 2015

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What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

coop

Date

March 7, 2015 04:18 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

A single individual on the edge of a wooded area near a swamp, poking about in the mud. There were people within ten feet of it and several other birds nearby, but it didn't seem to mind. It was fair weathered and sunny.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

paulcools

Date

February 12, 2010

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No photos or sounds

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Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

keleiroth13

Date

April 24, 2015 09:40 AM MDT

Description

Spotted at overlook deck at Tavasci Marsh in Dead Horse Ranch State Park

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What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

finatic

Date

April 22, 2015 11:09 AM PDT

Description

Orleans Parish, Louisiana, US

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What

Polluela sora Porzana carolina

Observer

atakamara

Date

April 25, 2015 11:24 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Sora Porzana carolina

Date

January 23, 2015 02:30 PM PST

Description

Heard only.

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Square

What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

atheris909

Date

April 30, 2015 10:39 AM PDT

Description

Found dead on Ballona Creek bike path

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

finatic

Date

April 22, 2015

Description

Orleans Parish, Louisiana, US

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

finatic

Date

April 22, 2015

Description

Orleans Parish, Louisiana, US

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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.