Ocellated Crake

Ocellated Crake

The Ocellated Crake (Microygia schomburgkii) lives from Costa Rica to east Peru, Bolivia, and southeast Brazil. This bird prefers dense grassland and savannas. Its measures are 15 cm (6 inches) in height and 32 g in weight.

Throat white, and belly whitish. Face, sides of neck, breast, sides, and crissum are rich buff. Forehead rufous, and upperparts buffy-brown, thickly spotted with white. Iris red, bill black, and legs salmon. This small animal feeds on beetles, ants, grasshoppers, and roaches.

Common Name: Ocellated Crake
Scientific Name: Micropygia schomburgkii
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