Species Details

@Jahir Mahmud Sohag,Bangladesh;

Eastern Water (Brown-cheeked) Rail Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Rallus indicus
Family : Rallidae
Order : Gruiformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Wetlands
Description : The brown-cheeked rail or eastern water rail is similar to Water Rail but shows more pronounced supercilium (brown stripe through the eye).It has browner wash across breast. It feeds on aquatic insects, plant roots.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Fatema-Tuz-Zohora,Department of Zoology, Jagannath University,Dhaka;information source: Grimmett et al, 2011, Birds of the Indian Subcontinent, Oxford University Press, India, Photo credit and copyright:Jahir Mahmud Sohag,Bangladesh;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Albert Lastukhin(www.xeno-canto.org/Albert Lastukhin), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.