Taxon profile


Ruddy-breasted Crake
Zapornia fusca (Linnaeus, 1766)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Gruiformes »  family Rallidae - flufftails »  genus Zapornia

Scientific synonyms

Porzana fusca (Linnaeus, 1766)
Rallus fuscus Linnaeus, 1766

Least Concern
[There are yet no texts for this record.]

Included taxa

Number of records: 5

subspecies Zapornia fusca bakeri (E. J. O. Hartert, 1917)
subspecies Zapornia fusca erythrothorax (Temminck & Schlegel, 1849)
subspecies Zapornia fusca fusca (Linnaeus, 1766)
subspecies Zapornia fusca phaeopyga (Stejneger, 1887)
subspecies Zapornia fusca zeylonica (E. C. S. Baker, 1927)

Links and literature

EN Australian Faunal Directory [d3abdbed-bde8-478f-8fd5-3426ecd3d7bb]

ABRS (2009-2015): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Porzana fusca (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 31 January 2015
EN Bird Life 5.1 [2909]

Bird Life [] [as Porzana fusca (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Gill F. & Donsker D.: IOC World Bird List 7.3 [] [as Porzana fusca (Linnaeus, 1766)]
Data retrieved on: 16 November 2017
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Porzana fusca (Linnaeus, 1766)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7 [], Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Porzana fusca]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013

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