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  Rallina fasciata
  Family Name : Rallidae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Bird)

  Common Names : Red-legged Crake, Burung Sintar Api

 
Red-legged Crake,Burung Sintar Api
  • Description
    • Size :
      25 cm
      Description :
      Head, neck, nape, breast are reddish-brown; underparts are brownish-chestnut. There are broad black and white bands on the underparts, and the undertail coverts. Bill is short, legs are red.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      Found in ditches, streams, wet areas under forest and dense scrub such as the areas around the western sector freshwater ponds.
      Habitats :
      Forest, Parks & Gardens, Terrestrial
      Distribution :
      At Sungei Buloh, it is rare winter visitor and passage migrant.
      Nature Reserves :
      Bukit Timah Nature Reserve, Central Catchment Nature Reserve, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
      Parks & Gardens :
      Bukit Batok Nature Park, Singapore Botanic Gardens
      Nature Areas :
      Pulau Ubin
  • Status
    • Species Status :
      Resident
      Conservation Status :
      Uncommon
      Notes :
      Uncommon resident and winter visitor.
  • References
    • Wang, L.K. & Hails, C.J. 2007. An annotated checklist of the birds of Singapore. Raffles Bulletin of Zoology Supplement no. 15. 179pp 

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