Nest is a shallow cup or platform of vegetation placed close to water on a grass tussock or in soft grass. Occasionally the nest may be floating or anchored to vegetation in water, or placed in or under low bushes.
Plump bird. Rounded wings.
Source: Atlas of Living Australia
Baillon's Crake's are very secretive in the breeding season and are mostly heard rather than seen.
Carnivore. Feeds on insects.
Found in damp grasslands and freshwater, brackish or saline marshy wetlands, with permanent and temporary.
Native to Australia