Porzana

Rails
Baillons Crake

Porzana is a genus of birds with a global distribution.

 

Living species

 
 

Extinct species

  • Porzana palmeri Frohawk, 1892 - Laysan Rail, (1944)Sora (Porzana carolina)

  • Porzana sandwichensis Gmelin, 1789 - Hawaiian Rail, (c.1890)

  • Porzana monasa - Kosrae Island Crake, (c. mid-late 19th century)

  • Porzana nigra J. F. Miller, 1784 - Miller's Rail, (18th century) only known by two paintings

  • Porzana astrictocarpus Olson, 1973 - Saint Helena Crake, (early 16th century)

  • Porzana ralphorum Olson, 1973 - Great Oʻahu Crake, (prehistoric)

  • Porzana severnsi Olson, 1973 - Great Maui Crake (prehistoric)

  • Porzana rua - Mangaia Crake (prehistoric)
  • Porzana menehune - Liliput Crake (prehistoric)
  • Porzana ziegleri - Small Oʻahu Crake (prehistoric)
  • Porzana keplerorum - Small Maui Crake (prehistoric)
  • Porzana estramosi - (Sajóvölgyi Middle? - Late Miocene of Hungary)
  • Porzana piercei - (Shore Hills Late Pleistocene of Bermuda, W Atlantic)
  • Porzana cf. flaviventer (Bermuda, West Atlantic)
  • Easter Island Crake, Porzana sp. (prehistoric)
  • Great Big Island Crake, Porzana sp. (prehistoric)
  • Great Kauaʻi Crake, Porzana sp. (prehistoric)
  • Huahine Crake, Porzana sp. (prehistoric)
  • Mangaia Crake #2, Porzana sp. (prehistoric)
  • Marquesas Crake, Porzana sp. (prehistoric)
  • Marianas Crake, Porzana sp. (prehistoric) - possibly 2 species
  • Medium Kauaʻi Crake, Porzana sp. (prehistoric)
  • Medium Maui Crake, Porzana sp. (prehistoric)
  • Small Big Island Crake, Porzana sp. (prehistoric)

 

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