Family: Rallidae

Animalia > Chordata > Vertebrata > Aves > Gruiformes > Rallidae

Scientific Name: Amaurornis phoenicurus (Pennant, 1769)
Common Name: White-breasted Waterhen
Scientific Name: Amaurornis phoenicurus (Pennant, 1769)
Common Name: White-breasted Waterhen

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©Subhajit Roy
Baruipur, South 24 Paraganas, 06/02/2021

Adult

©Sumana Dutta
Lohapur, Birbhum, 03/12/2020

Adult

©Debdeep Pramanik
Maheshtala, South 24 Paraganas, 11/05/2019

Juvenile

©DR.MRIGANKA BHANGAR
Ichapur, North 24 Parganas, 20/08/2014

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Adult

©Shuvendu Das
Rabindranagar, South 24 Pargana, South 24 Paraganas, 09/05/2020

Adult

©Shuvendu Das
Shyamkhola, South 24 Paraganas, 05/03/2020

Adult

©Shuvendu Das
Rabindranagar, South 24 Pargana, South 24 Paraganas, 01/04/2020

Adult

©Shuvendu Das
Rabindranagar, South 24 Pargana, South 24 Paraganas, 01/04/2020

©Saikat Adhurya
Fuljhore, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 02/06/2014

Scientific Name: Fulica atra (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Name: Common Coot / Eurasian Coot
Scientific Name: Fulica atra (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Name: Common Coot / Eurasian Coot

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Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Baruipur, South 24 Paraganas, 06/02/2021

Adult

©Arabinda Pal
Ghatal, Paschim Medinipur/West Midnapore, 20/02/2019

Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Kulia, Kolkata, North 24 Parganas, 18/12/2014

Adult

©Ajoy Kumar Dawn
Chittaranjan, Paschim Bardhaman, 15/01/2015

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Scientific Name: Gallicrex cinerea
Common Name: Watercock
Scientific Name: Gallicrex cinerea
Common Name: Watercock

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Male

©Debdeep Pramanik
Rajarhat wetlands, North 24 Parganas, 20/07/2019

Adult Male

©Milan Kanti Mandal
Andal, Paschim Bardhaman, 15/07/2018

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Scientific Name: Gallinula chloropus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Name: Common Moorhen / Eurasian Moorhen / Indian Moorhen
Scientific Name: Gallinula chloropus (Linnaeus, 1758)
Common Name: Common Moorhen / Eurasian Moorhen / Indian Moorhen

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Adult

©Soumitra Giri
Dhobadhobin Reservoir, Jhargram, 21/04/2021

Juvenile

©Subhajit Roy
Baruipur, South 24 Paraganas, 06/02/2021

Adult Male

©Debdeep Pramanik
AJCB Indian Botanic Garden, Howrah/Haora, 25/01/2020

Adult

©DR.MRIGANKA BHANGAR
Ichapur, North 24 Parganas, 30/09/2018

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©Kaustav Khan
Ghatal, Pashim Medinipur, West Bengal, I, Paschim Medinipur/West Midnapore, 22/02/2020

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©Sagar Adhurya
Ambuja Wetland, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 22/05/2014

Scientific Name: Lewinia striata (Linnaeus, 1766)
Common Name: Slaty-breasted Rail / Blue-breasted Banded Rail
Scientific Name: Lewinia striata (Linnaeus, 1766)
Common Name: Slaty-breasted Rail / Blue-breasted Banded Rail

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Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Baruipur, South 24 Paraganas, 06/02/2021

Adult

©Surajit Bhadra Roy
Naihati, North 24 Parganas, 01/04/2017

Adult

©dr partha sarathi mondal
Nalban bheri area, Kolkata, 24/01/2013

Adult

©Suvamoy Panja
Udichi Park, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 07/08/2018

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Searching for food, Slaty-breasted rail, in habitat.

©Kaustav Khan
Baruipur, West Bengal, India., South 24 Paraganas, 23/03/2019

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Scientific Name: Porphyrio poliocephalus
Common Name: Purple Swamphen/Grey-headed Swamphen/Purple Moorhen
Scientific Name: Porphyrio poliocephalus
Common Name: Purple Swamphen/Grey-headed Swamphen/Purple Moorhen

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Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Baruipur, South 24 Paraganas, 06/02/2021

Adult

©Debdeep Pramanik
Baruipur, South 24 Paraganas, 31/12/2019

Adult

©Surajit Bhadra Roy
Naihati, North 24 Parganas, 13/12/2013

Adult

©DR.MRIGANKA BHANGAR
Bortir Bill , North 24 Parganas, 19/11/2014

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Grey-headed swamphen (Porphyrio poliocephalus).

©Kaustav Khan
Shyamkhola, South 24 Parganas, West Beng, South 24 Paraganas, 20/04/2019

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Scientific Name: Porzana porzana (Linnaeus, 1766)
Common Name: Spotted Crake
Scientific Name: Porzana porzana (Linnaeus, 1766)
Common Name: Spotted Crake

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Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Baruipur, South 24 Paraganas, 06/02/2021

Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Rajarhat, North 24 Parganas, 26/12/2020

Adult

©Navonil Dutta
Rajarhat Grasslands, North 24 Parganas, 21/12/2020

Adult

©Navonil Dutta
Rajarhat Grasslands, North 24 Parganas, 20/12/2020

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Scientific Name: Rallina eurizonoides (Lafresnaye, 1845)
Common Name: Slaty-legged Crake / Slaty-legged Banded Crake
Scientific Name: Rallina eurizonoides (Lafresnaye, 1845)
Common Name: Slaty-legged Crake / Slaty-legged Banded Crake

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Adult

©Sumanta Pramanick
Chintamani Kar Bird Sanctuary, Narendrapur, South 24 Paraganas, 28/05/2017

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Scientific Name: Rallus indicus Blyth, 1849
Common Name: Eastern Water Rail / Brown-cheeked Rail
Scientific Name: Rallus indicus Blyth, 1849
Common Name: Eastern Water Rail / Brown-cheeked Rail

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Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Baruipur, South 24 Paraganas, 06/02/2021

Adult

©Kshounish Sankar Ray
Joka, Kolkata, 10/03/2013

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Scientific Name: Zapornia bicolor (Walden, 1872)
Common Name: Black-tailed Crake / Elwes's Crake
Scientific Name: Zapornia bicolor (Walden, 1872)
Common Name: Black-tailed Crake / Elwes's Crake

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Adult

©CHIRANJIB DUTTA
Mirik, Darjeeling, 14/03/2020

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©Chiranjib Dutta
Mirik, Darjeeling, 14/04/2014

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Scientific Name: Zapornia fusca (Linnaeus, 1766)
Common Name: Ruddy-breasted Crake / Ruddy Crake
Scientific Name: Zapornia fusca (Linnaeus, 1766)
Common Name: Ruddy-breasted Crake / Ruddy Crake

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Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Baruipur, South 24 Paraganas, 06/02/2021

Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Rajarhat, North 24 Parganas, 26/12/2020

Adult

©Surajit Bhadra Roy
Naihati, North 24 Parganas, 16/01/2018

Adult

©Saikat Adhurya
Shankarpur, Durgapur, Paschim Bardhaman, 12/09/2020

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Scientific Name: Zapornia pusilla (Pallas, 1776)
Common Name: Baillon's Crake
Scientific Name: Zapornia pusilla (Pallas, 1776)
Common Name: Baillon's Crake

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Adult

©Subhajit Roy
Baruipur, South 24 Paraganas, 06/02/2021

Adult

©Debdeep Pramanik
Baruipur, South 24 Paraganas, 28/12/2019

Adult

©Rikhi Bandyopadhyay
Purbasthali, Purba Bardhaman, 29/12/2016

Adult female

©Surajit Bhadra Roy
Naihati, North 24 Parganas, 29/12/2016

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