Classification
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All Names

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

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Recent observations

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What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

December 19, 2014

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Square

What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

blubayou

Date

December 13, 2014 01:05 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

gcwarbler

Date

December 1, 2014

Description

This Sora was out foraging in the open at water's edge of a backwater area of Patagonia Lake in the late afternoon. It seemed quite unconcerned about my presence. I was able to get digiscope pics of the rail from barely 25 ft away, through a 20X Nikon scope and handheld iPhone. Here is the eBird checklist for this afternoon visit.

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Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

finatic

Date

November 29, 2014 01:23 PM PST

Description

Imperial County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

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Sora Porzana carolina

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th0th

Date

November 26, 2014

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Square

What

Sora Porzana carolina

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blubayou

Date

November 23, 2014 02:49 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Sora Porzana carolina

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anudibranchmom

Date

November 18, 2014 12:05 PM PST

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What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

November 17, 2014 08:39 AM PST

Description

For better photos of this individual please see dpom's observation today! :-)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

dpom

Date

November 17, 2014 08:50 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sora Porzana carolina

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francisco3

Date

November 15, 2014 07:29 AM HST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Sora (Porzana carolina) Porzana carolina

Observer

carollane9026

Date

November 13, 2014 07:53 AM PST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

hfabian

Date

November 8, 2014

Description

Found at high tide.

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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.