GRUIFORMES: Rallidae

Porzana pusilla  

Baillon's Crake (Porzana pusilla)
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© Geoff Walker 2013
Brisbane, QLD (Sep, 2013)

A Baillon's Crake sprinting across the lillypads to snatch the potential prey it has spotted from a distance.

Baillon's Crake (Porzana pusilla)

Baillon's Crake

Baillon's Crake (Porzana pusilla)

Baillon's Crake

Baillon's Crake (Porzana pusilla)

Baillon's Crake

Baillon's Crake (Porzana pusilla)

Baillon's Crake

Baillon's Crake (Porzana pusilla)

Baillon's Crake

Baillon's Crake (Porzana pusilla)

Baillon's Crake

Baillon's Crake (Porzana pusilla)

Baillon's Crake

Baillon's Crake (Porzana pusilla)

Baillon's Crake

Baillon's Crake (Porzana pusilla)

Baillon's Crake