[:en]Bird Sora[:es]Ave Polluela Sora o Norteña[:]


The Sora (Porzana carolina) breeds from Alaska and north Canada to northeast and southwest USA; in winters lives from south USA to Peru and Guyana. It prefers grassy marshes, flooded fields, rice fields, and reed-bordered ponds. Olders are 20 cm (8 inches) in height and 65 g in weight.

It is above brown, with its neck, sides of head and breast slaty. Face and throat black, belly white. Bill yellow and legs dull greenish. Eats aquatic insects, snails, and seeds.

Common Name: Sora
Scientific Name: Porzana carolina
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