Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Rails, Gallinules and Coots :: White-browed Crake
White-browed Crake Porzana cinerea
Described by: Vieillot (1819)
Alternate common name(s): White-browed Rail, Ashy Crake, Gray-bellied Crake, Grey-bellied Crake
Old scientific name(s): Poliolimnas cinereus
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RangeS. Malay Peninsula. Philippines. Greater Sundas. Lesser Sundas. New Guinea. N. Australia. Islands of sw. Pacific;
High fragmented distribution;
(1) Malaysia and Sumatra, Java, Kangean Is., Borneo to the Lesser Sundas (Lombok, Sumbawa, Sawu, Timor and Wetar), and Moluccas (Buru Is.). Kai Is.
(2) Philippines, Sulawesi and Talaud Is.
(3) Volcano Is. (Bonin Is. or Ogasawara-shoto Is.).
(4) Micronesia (Caroline Is., Palau Is.Guam, Yap and Truk Is.).
(5) N. Bismarck Archipelago (St. Matthias Is.).
(6) Bismarck Archipelago, New Guinea, D'Entrecasteaux Archipelago, Solomon Is. and n. Australia (ne. Western Australia from ex. n. Western Australia (Kimberleys) and n. Northern Territory (Fogg Dam near Darwin) e. to n. Queensland s. to Atherton Tableland (Abattoir Swamp near Kingfisher Park), Cairns (Cairns Botanical Gardens) and Townsville).
(7) New Caledonia, Vanuatu, Fiji, and Samoa.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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