Black-tailed Native-hen
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Black-tailed Native-hen

Tribonyx ventralis

Family:

Crakes, Rails and Swamphens

Conservation status:

Least concern

Brain to Body Mass Ratio:

0.007

Date Taken:

Tuesday, 18 December 2018

Closest Suburb To Observation:

SALT CREEK

Near the moth-balled Salt Creek Service station where sports cars are stranded from lack of fuel, is a low-rainfall creek flowing into one of the Coorong's ephemral lagoons.

Here a flock of these Rails timidly eke-out an existence among the sedges. 

Alternate Sightings