Sora (Porzana carolina)
STATUS: Native, Migratory, Least Concern
DESCRIPTION: Soras weigh 1.7-4 oz. and are about 7.9-9.8 in. in height.
HABITAT: The Sora lives in wetland areas such as marshes and along the edges of large bodies of water.
DIET: They eat seeds and invertebrates such as insects and snails.
NOTES: They have multiple calls, some of which are “sor-AH” and a repeated “ker-wee.” They are protected on the US Migratory Bird list.