Paint-billed Crake

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Paint-billed Crake

The Paint-billed Crake (Neocrex erythrops) is widespread in east and central South America and rarely migrates to USA. Its place is in grassy marshes, wet pastures, and rice fields. Its measures are 19 cm (7 inches) in height and 55 g in weight.

Pileum and hindneck brownish-slate to dark olive-brown. Rest of upperparts dull olive-brown. Throat white, and rest of head, neck, and anterior underparts are slate-gray to plumbeous. Legs red-orange to brownish-red. Bill with basal half scarlet, and rest yellow-green. Eats insects.

Common Name: Paint-billed Crake
Scientific Name: Neocrex erythrops
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