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  • Portuguese
    • Franga-d'√°gua-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

linwoodard

Date

June 28, 2014 10:26 PM EDT

Description

Running around in the grass on the edge of the freshwater ponds on Stratton Island

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

kaitlin

Date

July 10, 2014

Description

Feeding near marshy area of Glenshire pond. I first observed it 5 days ago. Based on plumage, it appears to be a juvenile. This is a new bird for me.

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What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

gpstewart

Date

September 4, 2013 08:22 AM CDT

Place

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Photos / Sounds

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What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

caseyzill

Date

May 4, 2013 08:19 AM EDT

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Photos / Sounds

What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

muir

Date

May 5, 2014 08:25 AM CDT

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Photos / Sounds

What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

kylejones

Date

May 17, 2014

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What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

kucycads

Date

May 15, 2014

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Photos / Sounds

What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

muir

Date

May 3, 2014 01:57 PM CDT

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What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

fm5050

Date

May 4, 2014 09:43 AM EDT

Place

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Description

Swan Harbor Farm Park, MD May 4, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sora Porzana carolina

Date

March 28, 2014 12:38 PM PDT

Description

eBird - Traveling Count for 220 minutes. Observer traveled 4.023 km. Submitted from BirdLog NA for Android v1.9.3

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What

Sora Porzana carolina

Date

March 28, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

mikaelb

Date

March 10, 2014 02:39 PM CDT

Place

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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.