Fresh-water marsh hen

Distinct features are a long bill with a slight downward curve, with adults being brown on the back and rusty-brown on the face and breast with a dark brown cap. They also have a white throat and a light belly with barred flanks. Immature birds are light brown on the head and darker brown on the back and wings.

The Fresh-water marsh hen is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

Nothing known about the Fresh-water marsh hen

Order : Gruiformes
Family : Rallidae
Genus : Rallus
Species : elegans
Authority : Audubon, 1834