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Black Crake Amaurornis flavirostris

Described by: Swainson (1837)
Alternate common name(s): African Black Crake
Old scientific name(s): Amaurornis flavirostra, Limnocorax flavirostra, Porzana flavirostra


Abuko Nature Reserve, The Gambia - Feb 6, 2004 © Ben van den Broek  Bona Manzi, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa - Date unknown © Gordon Holtshausen  Okavango, Botswana - Aug, 2002 © Tom Stephenson  Ethiopia - Feb 25, 2008 © Nancy Bell  Abuko Nature Reserve, The Gambia - Nov 21, 2004 © Ian Esland 
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Africa s. of the Sahara;
S. Mauritania, s. Mali, Senegambia, s. Niger, s. Chad, c. and s. Sudan, Ethiopia and s. Somalia s. in w. and c. Kenya (Rift Valley lakes), n. Tanzania, Pemba Is. and South Africa (Cape Province).


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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