2017. Amaurornis fuscus fuscus

(2017) Amaurornis fuscus fuscus (Linn.).
THE PHILIPPINE RUDDY CRAKE.
Amaurornis fuscus fuscus, Fauna B. I., Birds, 2nd ed. vol. vi, p. 20.
Within our limits this little Rail is only found in Southern Tenasserim. From this province and from Southern Siam it ranges through the Malay States, Sumatra, Borneo etc, to the Philippines and Celebes.
This bird has not yet been found breeding within our limits except for a single nest with a clutch of four eggs taken in Mergui on 11th August, 1916. Herbert has, however, taken them in Siam and Houwing in Java.
The breeding habits and nidification, so far as is known, are so exactly like those of the well-known Northern Ruddy Crake that it is not necessary here to enlarge upon them.
Houwing says that in Java it breeds in May, in Siam Herbert took six eggs in July, while Mackenzie took four eggs in Mergui on the 11th August.
These fifteen eggs average 28.9 x 22.6 mm. : maxima 80.3 x 22.2 and 28.5 x 24.0 mm. ; minima 28.2 x 23.0 and 28.4 x 22.0 mm.

BookTitle: 
The Nidification Of Birds Of The Indian Empire
Reference: 
Baker, Edward Charles Stuart. The nidification of birds of the Indian Empire. Vol. 4. 1935.
Title in Book: 
2017. Amaurornis fuscus fuscus
Spp Author: 
Linn.
Book Author: 
Edward Charles Stuart Baker
CatNo: 
2017
Year: 
1935
Page No: 
299
Common name: 
Ruddy Crake
M_ID: 
3650
M_SN: 
Porzana fusca fusca
Volume: 
Vol. 4
Term name: 
id: 
15207

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