Classification
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  • Scientific Names
    • Rallidae
  • Spanish
    • Gallaretas, polluelas y pollas de agua
  • English
    • Rails, Gallinules, and Coots

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Recent observations

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What

Gallineta frente roja Gallinula galeata

Observer

gzepeda

Date

April 25, 2015 01:16 PM CDT

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What

Gallareta americana Fulica americana

Observer

gzepeda

Date

April 25, 2015 01:09 PM CDT

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Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata

Observer

godricvt

Date

April 22, 2015

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Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

baileyk111

Date

April 24, 2015 03:08 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

There is a pair

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No photos or sounds

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American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

nrdgrl

Date

April 25, 2015 07:59 AM PDT

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Square

Observer

adorantes

Date

March 28, 2015

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Square

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American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

adorantes

Date

March 28, 2015

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American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

rbbrummitt

Date

April 24, 2015 04:00 PM MDT

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Square

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Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata

Observer

tapaculo99

Date

April 24, 2015

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Guam Rail Gallirallus owstoni

Observer

ttadevosyan

Date

April 25, 2015 03:19 PM MAGT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

doodlebug

Date

April 20, 2013

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Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinicus

Observer

aredoubles

Date

April 24, 2015 03:18 PM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The rails, or Rallidae, are a large cosmopolitan family of small- to medium-sized birds. The family exhibits considerable diversity and also includes the crakes, coots, and gallinules. Many species are associated with wetlands, although the family is found in every terrestrial habitat except dry deserts, polar regions, and alpine areas above the snow line. Members of the Rallidae occur on every continent except Antarctica. There are numerous island species. The most common rail habitats are marshland...

No range data available.