Monday, 7 December 2015

Order - Gruiformes
Family - Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, Coots)
Baillon's Crake
Zapornia pusilla
小田鸡
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    Size : 17-19 cm
    Male 23–45 (35·5) g; Female 17–55 (34) g; Unsexed 20–52 (33) g
    
    (LC : Least Concern)
    Subspecies and Distribution
  • Zapornia pusilla intermedia (Hermann, 1804)
    – Western Baillon’s Crake – Europe E to Asia Minor, and S locally in Morocco, Egypt, Senegambia and Ethiopia, then from E DRCongo to C Kenya and S to Angola, Namibia and South Africa, and also Madagascar; European birds winter in Africa.
  • Zapornia pusilla pusilla (Pallas, 1776) – Eastern Baillon’s Crake
    – E Europe (R Dnister) E through C & E Asia to Amurland, N China and Japan, S to Iran and N India and irregularly in Sumatra and N Sulawesi; winters in India, Sri Lanka and Myanmar, and from S China to Indonesia and Philippines.
  • Zapornia pusilla mira (Riley, 1938) – Bornean Baillon’s Crake
    – Borneo.
  • Zapornia pusilla mayri (Junge, 1952)
    – W New Guinea (Wissel Lakes).
  • Zapornia pusilla palustris (Gould, 1843) – Australasian Baillon’s Crake
    – E New Guinea, Australia and Tasmania.
  • Zapornia pusilla affinis (G. R. Gray, 1845)
    – New Zealand and Chatham Is. An old breeding record from New Caledonia (Grande Terre) probably this race.

Zapornia pusilla ssp. pusilla
Date : 06 December 2015
Location : Perdana Lake Gardens, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Zapornia pusilla ssp. pusilla
Date : 06 December 2015
Location : Perdana Lake Gardens, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Zapornia pusilla ssp. pusilla
Date : 06 December 2015
Location : Perdana Lake Gardens, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Zapornia pusilla ssp. pusilla
Date : 06 December 2015
Location : Perdana Lake Gardens, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Zapornia pusilla ssp. pusilla
Date : 06 December 2015
Location : Perdana Lake Gardens, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Zapornia pusilla ssp. pusilla
Date : 06 December 2015
Location : Perdana Lake Gardens, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Zapornia pusilla ssp. pusilla
Date : 06 December 2015
Location : Perdana Lake Gardens, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Zapornia pusilla ssp. pusilla
Date : 06 December 2015
Location : Perdana Lake Gardens, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Zapornia pusilla ssp. pusilla
Date : 06 December 2015
Location : Perdana Lake Gardens, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Zapornia pusilla ssp. pusilla
Date : 06 December 2015
Location : Perdana Lake Gardens, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Zapornia pusilla ssp. pusilla
Date : 06 December 2015
Location : Perdana Lake Gardens, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

Zapornia pusilla ssp. pusilla
Date : 06 December 2015
Location : Perdana Lake Gardens, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala Lumpur

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