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Sora
(Porzana carolina)

    
        
Sora
Photo © Don DesJardin
 
Sora Information

Length: 8 - 10"

Habitat: Freshwater marshes, saltwater marshes, swamps, bogs, wet meadows, marshy edges of ponds. Prefers wetland habitat with dense marsh vegetation such as cattails and sedges.

Diet:
Seeds of wetland plants such as sedges and grasses; aquatic insects, crustaceans, wild rice.
 
Sora ID TipsIdentification tips for the Sora
Calls and sounds of the Sora
 
Range Maps:
 
Sora Breeding Map Sora Winter Map      USGS
     
Breeding Map           Winter Map (CBC)     
 
 
Additional Information:

Wikipedia
Description, distribution, behavior, migration, nesting, preferred habitat, and predators, Includes photo and range map.
 
     
   

 

 


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