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

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Recent observations

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What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

jmaughn

Date

October 23, 2014

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What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

ericisley

Date

February 8, 2003 12:33 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

muir

Date

October 10, 2014 09:35 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

I do NOT expect anyone to identify a sora from this photo, but the blur within the blur is actually the bird. I saw it well enough in flight to note the size and stubby yellow bill. Prior to flushing, I was on the boardwalk after a rain (so there was no to minimal human activity for an hour or move) and saw something move the reeds a few feet away. There was too much vegetation to see what it was, but after ~30 more seconds, it flushed to the other side of the boardwalk.

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Square

What

sora Porzana carolina

Observer

brianw

Date

October 13, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

julio

Date

October 4, 2014

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What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

julio

Date

October 4, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Polluela sora Porzana carolina

Observer

atakamara

Date

October 1, 2014 11:04 AM MDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Polluela sora Porzana carolina

Date

September 13, 2012

Photos / Sounds

What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

rdm24

Date

August 8, 2010 10:24 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

kucycads

Date

August 19, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

from auto tour route

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

jmaughn

Date

August 27, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

sora (Porzana carolina) Porzana carolina

Observer

brennan3909

Date

May 4, 2014 07:29 AM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

migrating

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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.