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Australian Crake Porzana fluminea

Described by: Gould (1843)
Alternate common name(s): Australian Spotted Crake, Water Crake, Spotted Crake
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Australia - Sep, 2002 © Jean-Philippe Paris  near Deniliquin, New South Wales, Australia - Jan 1, 1998 © Don Roberson 
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Sw. to e. Australia and Tasmania;
Fragmented distribution;
W. Western Australia. C. and e. Australia from s. Northern Territory and c. Queensland s. from Cairns area through New South Wales (Leeton Swamp and Avalon Swamp), Australian Capital Territory (Kelly's Swamp) to Victoria (Werribee) and w. to e. South Australia (Eyre Peninsula). Tasmania.


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


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