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(Porzana carolina)

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.

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:

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



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