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Corn Crake Crex crex   - Immature
Corn Crake
Photographer : © Shantanu Prasad
Location :Beside Tso Moriri (Lake), Ladakh, India
Date : 20 September 2012
English synonyms:Corncrake, Land Rail, Landrail, European Corn Crake, Grass Quail
Bird Family :Rallidae - Rails, Crakes, Bush Hens, Watercock, Gallinules, Swamphens, Moorhens & Coots
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Apparently the first photographic record of this species from the Indian Subcontinent.

A single bird was found in 6-10 square kilometres of mixed dry open grassland & cultivation. - SP

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