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Cranes, Rails, Crakes and their related birds

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This room displays photos of cranes and other related birds including rails, crakes, bustards, coots and moorhens.

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Red-crowned Crane [1], Tancho or Grus japonensis <Gruidae>. photo: 08/1997, Hokkaido, Japan.
Common Coot [1], Ooban or Fulica atra <Rallidae>. photo: 03/2000, Tokyo, Japan.
Common Moorhen [1], Ban or Gallinula chloropus <Rallidae>. photo: 03/2002, Chiba, Japan

Common Coot [2], Ooban or Fulica atra <Rallidae>. photo: 03/2002, Chiba, Japan. Common Moorhen [2], Ban or Gallinula chloropus <Rallidae>. photo: 12/2002, Okinawa, Japan
White-breasted waterhen [1], Shirohara Kuina or Amaurornis phoenicurus <Rallidae>. photo: 12/2002, Okinawa, Japan

Slaty-legged Crake [1][2], Oo kuina or Rallina eurizonoides <Rallidae>. photo: 12/2002, Okinawa, Japan
Brolga, Oosutoraria-Zuru or Grus rubicunda <Gruidae>. photo: 08/2003, Kakadu, NT, Australia.
Common Coot [3], Ooban or Fulica atra <Rallidae>. photo: 09/2003, Albany, WA, Australia.

Purple Swamphen [1][2][3], Seikei or Porphyrio porphyrio <Rallidae>. photo: 09/2003, Busselton, WA, Australia.
Dusky Moorhen [1][2], Nettai Ban or Gallinula tenebrosa <Rallidae>. photo: 09/2003, Busselton, WA, Australia.
Buff-banded Rail, Nanyo Kuina or Gallirallus philippensis <Rallidae>. photo: 09/2003, Preston Lake, WA, Australia.

Common Moorhen [3][4][5], Ban or Gallinula chloropus <Rallidae>. photo: 04/2004, Tokyo, Japan
Common Coot [4], Ooban or Fulica atra <Rallidae>. photo: 08/2004, Amsterdam, Netherland.
Grey-winged Trumpeter [1][2], Rappacho or Psophia crepitans <Psophiidae>. photo: 08/2004, Brownsberg, Suriname.

Red-crested Bustard [1], Kammuri Sho Nogan or Eupodotis ruficrista <Otididae>. photo: 08/2005, Otjiwarongo, Namibia. Kori Bustard [1][2][3], Afurika Oo Nogan or Ardeotis kori <Otididae>. photo: 08/2005, Etosha, Namibia. Red-crested Bustard [2][3][4], Kammuri Shô Nogan or Eupodotis ruficrista <Otididae>. photo: 08/2005, Etosha, Namibia.

White-quilled Bustard [1][2][3], Hajiro Kuroeri Shô Nogan or Eupodotis afraoides <Otididae>. photo: 08/2005, Etosha, Namibia. Rüppell's Bustard, Ko Nodoguro Shô Nogan or Eupodotis rueppellii <Otididae>. photo: 08/2005, Uis, Namibia. Red-knobbed Coot [1], Afurika Ooban or Fulica cristata <Rallidae>. photo: 09/2005, Swakopmund, Namibia.

Red-knobbed Coot [2], Afurika Ooban or Fulica cristata <Rallidae>. photo: 09/2005, Daan Viljoen GR, Namibia. Common Moorhen [6][7][8], Ban or Gallinula chloropus <Rallidae>. photo: 09/2005, Daan Viljoen GR, Namibia. Black Crake [1][2], Afurika Kuro Kuina or Amaurornis flavirostra <Rallidae>. photo: 09/2005, Daan Viljoen GR, Namibia.

Common Moorhen [9][10], Ban or Gallinula chloropus <Rallidae>. photo: 07/2006, Okinawa, Japan. Ruddy-breasted Crake [1][2], Hi Kuina or Porzana fusca <Rallidae>. photo: 07/2006, Okinawa, Japan. White-breasted waterhen [2], Shirohara Kuina or Amaurornis phoenicurus <Rallidae>. photo: 07/2006, Okinawa, Japan.

Common Moorhen [11][12], Ban or Gallinula chloropus <Rallidae>. photo: 03/2007, Tokyo, Japan. Common Moorhen [13][14], Ban or Gallinula chloropus <Rallidae>. photo: 07/2007, O'ahu Island, Hawaii. Hawaiian Coot [1][2], Hawai Ooban or Fulica alai <Rallidae>. photo: 07/2007, Hawai'i Island, Hawaii.

Black-bellied Bustard, Kurohara Chû Nogan or Eupodotis melanogaster <Otididae>. photo: 08/2007, Loango, Gabon. African Finfoot [1][2][3], Afurika Hireashi or Podica senegalensis <Heliornithidae>. photo: 08/2007, Mprivié River, Gabon. African Finfoot [4][5][6], Afurika Hireashi or Podica senegalensis <Heliornithidae>. photo: 08/2007, Loango NP, Gabon.

Black Crake [3][4], Afurika Kuro Kuina or Amaurornis flavirostra <Rallidae>. photo: 08/2007, Ivindo NP, Gabon. Common Moorhen [15][16], Ban or Gallinula chloropus <Rallidae>. photo: 09/2007, Paris, France. Common Moorhen [17], Ban or Gallinula chloropus <Rallidae>. photo: 11/2007, Caiyuan, Penghu Islands, Taiwan.

Common Moorhen [18][19][20], Ban or Gallinula chloropus <Rallidae>. photo: 07/2008, Hokkaido, Japan. Common Coot [5], Ooban or Fulica atra <Rallidae>. photo: 07/2008, Hokkaido, Japan. American Coot, Amerika Ooban or Fulica americana <Rallidae>. . photo: 08/2008, Patagonia, Arizona, USA.

Common Moorhen [21], Ban or Gallinula chloropus <Rallidae>. photo: 10/2008, Ibaraki, Japan. Siberian Crane [1][2], Sodeguro-Zuru or Grus leucogeranus <Gruidae>. photo: 01/2009, Kagoshima, Japan. White-naped Crane[1][2][3][4][5], Mana-Zuru or Grus vipio <Gruidae>. photo: 01/2009, Kagoshima, Japan.

Hooded Crane [1][2][3][4][5][6], Nabe-Zuru or Grus monacha <Gruidae>. photo: 01/2009, Kagoshima, Japan. Common Crane x Hooded Crane [1][2], or Grus grus x Grus monacha <Gruidae>. photo: 01/2009, Kagoshima, Japan. Common Coot [6][7][8], Ooban or Fulica atra <Rallidae>. photo: 02/2009, Lake Ismarida, Greece.

Hooded Crane [7][8], Nabe-Zuru or Grus monacha <Gruidae>. photo: 04/2009, Miyagi, Japan. Purple Swamphen [4], Seikei or Porphyrio porphyrio <Rallidae>. photo: 08/2009, Cat TIen NP, Vietnam. White-breasted waterhen [3], Shirohara Kuina or Amaurornis phoenicurus <Rallidae>. photo: 08/2009, Cat TIen NP, Vietnam.

Common Coot [6], Ooban or Fulica atra <Rallidae>. photo: 12/2009, Ibaraki, Japan. Common Moorhen [22], Ban or Gallinula chloropus <Rallidae>. photo: 12/2009, Ibaraki, Japan. Common Coot [7], Ooban or Fulica atra <Rallidae>. photo: 01/2010, Tokyo, Japan.

Water Rail, Kuina or Rallus aquaticus <Rallidae>. photo: 06/2010, Taitung Province, Taiwan. Common Moorhen [23], Ban or Gallinula chloropus <Rallidae>. photo: 08/2010, Camargue, France. Common Coot [8], Ooban or Fulica atra <Rallidae>. photo: 09/2010, Paris, France.

Common Coot [9], Ooban or Fulica atra <Rallidae>. photo: 12/2010, Tokushima, Japan. Red-crowned Crane [2], Tancho or Grus japonensis <Gruidae>. photo: 02/2011, Hokkaido, Japan.
Ruddy-breasted Crake [3], Hi Kuina or Porzana fusca <Rallidae>. photo: 04/2011, Hiroshima, Japan.

White-breasted waterhen [4], Shirohara Kuina or Amaurornis phoenicurus <Rallidae>. photo: 07/2011, Negombo, Sri Lanka. Common Coot [10], Ooban or Fulica atra <Rallidae>. photo: 07/2011, Anamaduwa, Sri Lanka. Common Moorhen [24], Ban or Gallinula chloropus <Rallidae>. photo: 07/2011, Anamaduwa, Sri Lanka.

Purple Swamphen [5], Seikei or Porphyrio porphyrio <Rallidae>. photo: 07/2011, Awanilunduwa Sanctuary, Sri Lanka. Common Coot [11], Ooban or Fulica atra <Rallidae>. photo: 09/2011, Analipsi, Crete, Greece. Common Coot [12], Ooban or Fulica atra <Rallidae>. photo: 02/2012, Minami Daito Island, Japan.

Common Moorhen [25], Ban or Gallinula chloropus <Rallidae>.photo: 02/2012, Kita Daito Island, Japan. Common Coot [13], Ooban or Fulica atra <Rallidae>. photo: 04/2012, Yamaguchi, Japan. Common Coot [14], Ooban or Fulica atra <Rallidae>. photo: 07/2012, Kauai Island, Hawaii.

Demoiselle Crane [1], Aneha-Zuru or Grus virgo <Gruidae>. photo: 08/2012, Gün Galuut NR, Mongolia. White-naped Crane [6], Mana-Zuru or Grus vipio <Gruidae>. photo: 08/2012, Gün Galuut NR, Mongolia. Demoiselle Crane [2], Aneha-Zuru or Grus virgo <Gruidae>. photo: 08/2012, Hustai NP, Mongolia.

Common Coot [15], Ooban or Fulica atra <Rallidae>. photo: 11/2012, Yamaguchi, Japan. White-breasted waterhen [5], Shirohara Kuina or Amaurornis phoenicurus <Rallidae>. photo: 05/2014, Singapore. back to upper category


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