Watercock (Gallicrex cinerea) - HBW 3, p. 194
French: Râle à crête
Spanish: Gallineta Crestada
Taxonomy: Fulica cinerea Gmelin, 1789, China.
Distribution: Pakistan, India, Maldives and Sri Lanka E to C & E China, Korea and Ryukyu Is, and S through Andamans, Nicobars and SE Asia to Sumatra and Philippines. Winters S to Greater and Lesser Sundas and Sulawesi; now annual visitor to S Japan, mostly during winter.
- Least Concern Enlarge map
Non-breeding bird in grass Locality Mai Po Marshes Nature Reserve, Hong Kong (Monotypic species)
Desmond Allen 14 December 2006 22 weeks ago 9 sec 3
A female-plumaged bird in long grass, looking around and flying away. Locality Khao Nor Chuchi, Southern Thailand, Thailand (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 7 April 2008 4 years ago 24 sec 2.8
An individual among vegetation. Locality Kratie Reservoir, Kratié Province, Cambodia (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 11 March 2011 1 year ago 21 sec 2.6
I thought that I get a new bird when I saw this one Yesterday morning at Nong Pla Lai, Phetchaburi. I am sure it's a crake, but
Locality Phetchaburi Province, Western Thailand, Thailand
bird.soong 18 November 2012 26 weeks ago 4.2
A lovely pair caught in poacher's hand at dawn raid.
Locality Permatang Pauh, Penang, Peninsular Malaysia
DAISY ONEILL 9 December 2012 5 days ago ADDED LAST WEEK 3.5
Juvenile Male in Grass
Locality Bhavnagar District, Gujarat, India
Shantilal Varu 8 September 2012 35 weeks ago 2.3
A female-plumaged bird.
Locality Khao Nor Chuchi, Southern Thailand, Thailand (Monotypic species)
Josep del Hoyo 7 April 2008 4 years ago 2