Male Corncrake

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Colouring Tawny back with black streaks, grey breast
Voice Loud, repeated double not
Feeds on Insects, seeds, leaves and shoots
Flight Low, short flight with quick wingbeats
Nesting Ground
Social Family Groups
Male Corncrake
Male Corncrake
Also Known As ..
Corn Crake
Page Last Updated 11/16/2019 4:20:07 PM
Base Information
Sex Male
Age Both
Status Vulnerable
Order Gruiformes
Family Rallidae
Species Crex crex
Category Crakes
StdName Corn Crake
Vital Statistics
Length 10.6 to 11.8 ins
Weight 4.8 to 7.1 ozs
Wingspan 18.1 to 20.9 ins
Lifespan 5 to 7 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Medium
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Male Corncrake (Species=Crex crex / Standard Name=Corn Crake)