Sora (Porzana carolina) - HBW 3, p. 186
French: Marouette de Caroline
Spanish: Polluela Sora
Other common names: Sora/Carolina Rail/Crake
Taxonomy: Rallus carolinus Linnaeus, 1758, Hudson Bay.
Distribution: SE Alaska, Canada and USA. Winters from S USA, Mexico and West Indies S to C Peru and E to the Guianas.
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A sora rail standing in along a marshy shoreline. © 2011 Garth McElroy Locality Maine, USA (United States)
wildbirdvideos 28 May 2011 4 years ago 30 sec 4.9
A sora rail calling in a small grassy marsh. © 2011 Garth McElroy Locality Maine, USA (United States)
wildbirdvideos 28 May 2011 4 years ago 17 sec 4.8
An adult walking on a downed reed while foraging at the same time for bits of algae on the surface of wet mud. Locality Ventura County, California, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Don DesJardin 12 November 2014 1 year ago 52 sec 4.8
Sora pair at dawn. Courting chase and mating. Locality Bonner County, Idaho, USA (United States)
Fred Forssell 25 June 2015 32 weeks ago 34 sec 4.8
An adult picking bits of food from the surface of the water. Locality Ventura County, California, USA (United States) (Monotypic species)
Don DesJardin 2 December 2013 2 years ago 37 sec 4.8
An adult foraging. Locality Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada (Monotypic species)
Ken Simonite 3 May 2015 20 weeks ago 1 min 10 sec 4.8
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Adult during migration in downtown Quito!
Locality Quito Botanical Garden, Quito, Pichincha Province, Ecuador (Monotypic species)
Dusan M. Brinkhuizen 30 March 2014 1 year ago 4.9
Aparentemente el único individuo en una laguna artificial.
Locality Salom, Yaracuy State, Venezuela
Jhonathan Miranda 1 January 2016 1 week ago ADDED LAST MONTH 4.5
Adult male showing very well.
Locality Everglades National Park, Florida, USA (United States)
Paul Cools 13 February 2010 3 years ago 4.3
A side view of a Sora.
Locality Gainesville, Florida, USA (United States)
Hal and Kirsten Snyder 26 January 2016 1 week ago ADDED LAST MONTH 4.2
Bird walking inside water / Ave caminando dentro del agua
Locality Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA (United States)
Antonio Rodriguez Sinovas 11 August 2013 1 year ago 4
Locality Wakodahatchee Wetlands, Palm Beach County, Florida, USA (United States)
firstname.lastname@example.org 19 February 2010 1 year ago 4
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