spotted crake


spotted crake
/spɒtəd ˈkreɪk / (say spotuhd 'krayk)

noun
1. a small endemic Australian crake, Porzana fluminea, found in well-vegetated swamps, estuaries, etc., in western and eastern mainland Australia and Tasmania; Australian crake; Australian spotted crake; water crake.
2. a small crake, Porzana porzana, of Europe and Asia.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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  • Australian spotted crake — noun → spotted crake (def. 1) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Australian Spotted Crake — Taxobox name = Australian Crake status = LC | status system = IUCN3.1 regnum = Animalia phylum = Chordata classis = Aves ordo = Gruiformes familia = Rallidae genus = Porzana species = P. fluminea binomial = Porzana fluminea binomial authority =… …   Wikipedia

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  • water crake — noun 1. : water ouzel 2. : spotted crake 3. dialect England : a water rail (Rallus aquaticus) * * * water crake, 1. = spotted crake. (Cf. ↑spotted crake) …   Useful english dictionary

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