Spotless Crake

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COMMON NAME: Spotless Crake
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Zapornia tabuensis
TYPE: Breeder
RECORDED SIGHTINGS: Viti Levu – Vanua Levu – Taveuni – Kadavu – Lomaiviti – Lau
ORDERGruiformes / FAMILYRallidae / GENUSZapornia

Video: Spotless Crake

Audio: Spotless Crake

IUCN Red List Status

The IUCN Red List of Threatened Species - Category Scale Least Concern



  • IUCN (2016, October 1). Spotless Crake. IUCN Red List. Retrieved September 25, 2023, from Link
  • [Hervé JACOB]. (2017, October 12). Spotless Crake Zapornia tabuensis [Audio]. Macaulay Library. Link
  • [Josep del Hoyo]. (2013, February 17). Spotless Crake Zapornia tabuensis [Video]. Macaulay Library. Link
  • Spotless crake. (2023, April 22). In Wikipedia. Link

Additional Sources of Information

  • NatureFiji-MareqetiViti is Fiji’s only domestic NGO working solely for the conservation and sustainable management of Fiji’s unique natural heritage – Link


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