Taxon profile


Baillon's Crake
Zapornia pusilla (Pallas, 1776)

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Gruiformes »  family Rallidae - rails, crakes and coots »  genus Zapornia

Scientific synonyms

Rallus pusillus Pallas, 1776
Porzana pusilla (Pallas, 1776)

Other names

= Baillons Crake

Least Concern LC

Taxon in country check-lists*

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Included taxa

Number of records: 6

subspecies Zapornia pusilla affinis (G. R. Gray, 1845)
subspecies Zapornia pusilla intermedia (Hermann, 1804)
subspecies Zapornia pusilla mayri (Junge, 1952)
subspecies Zapornia pusilla mira (Riley, 1938)
subspecies Zapornia pusilla palustris (Gould, 1843)
subspecies Zapornia pusilla pusilla (Pallas, 1776)

Links and literature

EN Bird Life 3 [22692667]

Bird Life [] [as Zapornia pusilla (Pallas, 1776)]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [96772]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [] [as Porzana pusilla (Pallas, 1776)]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Australian Faunal Directory [67bfbbf6-94be-4213-8742-bfe9e0bb2e20]

ABRS (2009-2019): Australian Faunal Directory [], Australian Biological Resources Study, Canberra [as Porzana pusilla (Pallas, 1776)]
Data retrieved on: 6 February 2015
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [] [as Zapornia pusilla (Pallas, 1776)]
Data retrieved on: 4 December 2021
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Zapornia pusilla Pallas, 1776]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Porzana pusilla (Pallas, 1776)]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Porzana pusilla]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [as Porzana pusilla]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [as Porzana pusilla]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010

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