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Creciscus
Coturnicops notata notata
Speckled Crake by John Gould
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Genus: Creciscus
Cabanis, 1857
Type species
Creciscus jamaicensis
Gmelin, ????
Species

See text.

Synonyms

Coturnicops
Laterallus
Porzana

Laterallus jamaicensis USGS

A Black Rail.

Creciscus is a genus of birds in the rail family, Rallidae. It contains four species, which were formerly in Coturnicops, Porzana and Laterallus.

Species

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Eurasian Spoonbill This article is part of Project Bird Genera, a All Birds project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each genus, including made-up genera.
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