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Ocellated Crake

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Photo © by Francisco PaludoBrasília, DF Brasil, January, 2019
Photo © by Francisco Paludo
Brasília, DF Brasil, January, 2019
Micropygia schomburgkii

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[edit] Identification

14–15 cm (5½-6 in) Mostly ochraceous with white spots edged in black on the upperside and no barring below; legs red.

[edit] Distribution

Photo © by Francisco PaludoBrasília, DF Brasil, January, 2019
Photo © by Francisco Paludo
Brasília, DF Brasil, January, 2019

South America: found in Venezuela, Guyana, Peru, Bolivia and Brazil.

[edit] Taxonomy

[edit] Subspecies

Two subspecies are recognized:[1]

[edit] Habitat

A variety of dense grassland habitats from dry savanna to wet grassland.

[edit] Behaviour

[edit] Diet

Their diet consists of a variety of insects, including beetles, stoneflies, grasshoppers, cockroaches and ants.

[edit] Breeding

Monogamous.

[edit] References

  1. Clements, J. F., T. S. Schulenberg, M. J. Iliff, D. Roberson, T. A. Fredericks, B. L. Sullivan, and C. L. Wood. 2018. The eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world: v2018. Downloaded from http://www.birds.cornell.edu/clementschecklist/download/

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