Black Crake
Zapornia (Amaurornis) flavirostra
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The black crake is distinguished by red eyes and legs and a bright green-yellow bill. The albino was photographed on Rubondo Island, courtesy of Asilia Safaris. The 2nd row photo (Lake Mburo-Uganda) is courtesy of Karine van der Vurst; the 3rd row, Buffalo Springs-Kenya, is courtesy of Per Holmen. The orher photos were taken in Olasiti, Lake Manyara and the Serengeti. Click the left lower photo to see 18 enlargements including a fledge, juvenile, immatures and a subadult.
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-24 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Steve Dolberg, Louis Hansen, Karen Hilton, George Hilton, Rick Carlson
Linda Bushman, Roger Zimmerman, Michael Bassler, Asilia Africa
Paul Oliver, Per Holmen, Karine van der Vurst

Last Update this page: 11-02-23