spotted crake

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n spotted crake Eurasian rail of swamps and marshes
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Usage

In literature:

The Spotted Crake is smaller in size than the Corn Crake, and far less common.
"British Birds in their Haunts" by Rev. C. A. Johns
It breeds in low bushes; and lays two roundish, spotted eggs, which in colour somewhat resemble those of the Crakes and Rails.
"Argentine Ornithology, Volume II (of 2)" by P. L. Sclater
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