Crex crex

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Noun1.Crex crex - common Eurasian rail that frequents grain fields
crake - any of several short-billed Old World rails
Crex, genus Crex - corncrakes
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Confronting expert-based and modelled distributions for species with uncertain conservation status: a case study from the corncrake (Crex crex).
Conversely, the honey buzzard (Pernis apivorus, n = 26) and corn crake (Crex crex, n = 8) had the highest cholinesterase activity levels with a mean [DELTA]pH of 0.90 and 0.80, respectively.
Many rural dwellers have never heard the rasping "crex crex" of this migrant bird, whereas people who grew up before WWII report being kept awake on summer evenings, such were their number and volume.
Among the species absent in the Swedish and British lists, Ciconia ciconia, Crex crex, Tringa totanus, Delichon urbicum, Anthus pratensis, Locustella fluviatilis, Sylvia nisoria, Muscicapa striata, and Carpodacus erythrinus were classified as farmland species; Dryocopus martius, Dendrocopos minor, Phylloscopus sibilatrix, Ficedula parva, Parus montanus, P.
Its scientific name crex crex is onomatopoeic for its relentless call heard through May and June from their favoured flag-iris marsh habitat.
21 What is the other common name for the bird known as a landrail, with the scientific name Crex crex imitating its call?
Drawing of the boundaries of the special protection area "Lauteracher Ried" on the basis of inaccurate scientific criteria, wrongly excluding the two sites "Soren" and "Gleggen-Koblern", which are important for the protection of the corncrake (Crex crex) and other migratory birds nesting in the meadows.
The corncrake's earsplitting call that gave it its Latin name "crex crex" is echoing again around the RSPB sanctuary on the shores of Belfast Lough.