Corn Crake

Crex crex

Order

GRUIFORMES

Family

Rails, Gallinules and Coots (Rallidae)

Code 4

CORC

Code 6

CRECRE

ITIS

HEAD

Corn Crake Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Unique pattern
  • Crown Color: Buff-yellow with black streaking.
  • Forehead Color: Buff-yellow with black streaking.
  • Nape Color: Buff-yellow with black streaking.
  • Throat Color: Pale buff to gray.
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Corn Crake Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 22-25 cm (8.6-9.8 in)
  • Weight: 170 g (6 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown
  • Underparts: Pale buff and red-brown flanks with brown barring.
  • Upperparts: Buff-yellow with black spotting.
  • Back Pattern: Striped or streaked
  • Belly Pattern: Barred or banded
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Corn Crake Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Flight is weak and flappy with legs dangling.
  • Wingspan Range: 42-53 cm (16.5-20.9 in)
  • Wing Shape: Pointed-Wings
  • Tail shape: Pointed Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Striped
  • Upper Tail: Buff-yellow with black spotting.
  • Under Tail: Buff-yellow with black spotting.
  • Leg Color: Gray-brown
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