The Sora is a small waterbird of the family Rallidae and the order Gruiformes, sometimes also referred to has the Sora rail or Sora crake.

Adult Sora measures above 19-30 cm, with dark-marked brown upperparts, a blue-grey face and underpart, and black and white barring on the flanks. They have a short thick yellow bill, with black markings on the face at the base of the bill and on the throat.

The female is similar to the male but with de darkest bill.

This species is a winter resident and is found in the Country from October to may.

They migrate to the southern United State and northern South America.

Soras feed while walking or swimming, they are omnivores, eating seeds, insects and snails.

The Sora’s breeding is marsh throughout much of North America.