Marsh Crake

Maori Names: Koitareke, kotoreke

Scientific NamePorzana pusilla

Because this tiny crake loves to hide in the thickest of vegetation, it is a special treat to be able to see one, but this honour has occurred to those who are very patient and appreciate the earliest and latest parts of the day.

Marsh Crake, or Baillon's Crake by Dr Raju Kasambe