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

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Rail Rallus limicola

Observer

bobmcd

Date

June 28, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

swampy

Date

September 14, 2011

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Rail Rallus limicola

Observer

swampy

Date

August 1, 2015

Description

chick seen and photographed.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

South Island Takahe Porphyrio hochstetteri

Observer

d_kluza

Date

August 1, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

jaykeller

Date

July 27, 2015 11:16 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

swampy

Date

September 7, 2011

Description

Difficult to photograph.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eurasian Moorhen Gallinula chloropus

Observer

dhobern

Date

November 7, 1976

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eurasian Coot Fulica atra

Observer

dhobern

Date

November 7, 1976

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eurasian Moorhen Gallinula chloropus

Observer

dhobern

Date

October 27, 1976

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eurasian Coot Fulica atra

Observer

dhobern

Date

October 27, 1976

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Rail Rallus limicola

Observer

swampy

Date

July 31, 2015

Description

Tracks in image/ 2 chicks seen today.

Photos / Sounds

What

Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

July 31, 2015

Place

Lake Eola (Google, OSM)

Description

How do you expect me to walk in these things? ;-)

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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.