Porzana ziegleri Olson & James, 1991:51

Small O’ahu crake, Ziegler's crake



Taxonomy & Nomenclature



Conservation Status




Hawaiian Islands, USA


Biology & Ecology










Original scientific description:

Olson, Storrs L. and James, Helen F. (1991). Descriptions of thirty-two new species of birds from the Hawaiian Islands: Part 1. Non-Passeriformes. Ornitholgical Monographs 45: 1-88.


Other references:

Hume, Julian Pender and Walters, Michael. (2012). Extinct Birds. London: T & AD Poyser.

James, Helen F. (1987). A late Pleistocene avifauna from the island of Oahu, Hawaiian Islands. Doc. Lab. Geol. Fac. Sci. Lyon 99: 221-230.

Livezey, Bradley C. (1998). A phylogenetic analysis of the Gruiformes (Aves) based on morphological characters, with an emphasis on the rails (Rallidae). Phil.Trans. R. Soc. Lond. B 353: 2077-2151.


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