BAILLON'S CRAKE

(Porzana pusilla)

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Roberts VI / VII 215 / 218
Clements 2000 46.0880
Howard & Moore 2
(CBOS 5)
42-90

 

 
A small bird (16 cm to 18 cm) distributed throughout Eurasia, Africa, Australasia and Madagascar. In southern Africa it is a fairly common resident found in the northern and eastern parts. It inhabits reed beds, marshes and vleis and is a solitary bird. It swims, or walks on floating plants while foraging. It lives off aquatic insects, mollusks and crustaceans.

 

List of Stamps showing Baillon's Crake

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No stamps issued