Australian Spotted Crake (species: Porzana fluminea) in Willandra NP (Gaia Guide)
Porzana fluminea
Australian Spotted Crake

©Leo: Australian Spotted Crake (Porzana fluminea)

©Nick Talbot: Australian Spotted Crake (Porzana fluminea)

©Alec Brennan: Australian Spotted Crake (Porzana fluminea)
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Gruiformes
Family Rallidae
Genus Porzana
Species Porzana fluminea
Status least concern



Distinguishing features

Distinguishing features still need to be specified.


  • From 19 cm to 21 cm (Length of specimen)


  • Wingspan data is not yet available.



©Atlas of Living Australia: Australian distribution: Australian Spotted Crake (Porzana fluminea)

Distribution and habitat preferences

It is endemic to Australia, where its natural habitat is dense reedbeds, shallow open water and mudflats or floating vegetation in fresh or salt water wetlands including lakes, swamps and salt-marsh. Can also be found far from water. (Wikipedia)

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