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

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What

american coot Fulica americana

Observer

tlim

Date

February 26, 2015 07:37 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

North American coot (Fulica americana americana) Fulica americana ssp. americana

Observer

midd

Date

January 24, 2015 08:29 PM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Small flock swimming in Skaneateles Lake outlet

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata

Observer

cdmar10

Date

March 1, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata

Observer

cdmar10

Date

March 1, 2015

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

cdmar10

Date

March 1, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

khimmler

Date

March 1, 2015

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

blubayou

Date

March 1, 2015 12:21 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

kueda

Date

February 28, 2015 04:03 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

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Observer

tiwane

Date

February 28, 2015 09:32 AM PST

Description

FINALLY saw a California Clapper Rail, which is now the Ridgeway's Rail. Quite a privilege to watch this endangered bird doing its thing. Its thing = hunting.

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

dwest

Date

February 28, 2015 12:52 PM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gallareta americana Fulica americana

Observer

poncho

Date

February 22, 2015

Place

Xochimilco (Google, OSM)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gallineta frente roja Gallinula galeata

Observer

poncho

Date

February 22, 2015

Place

Xochimilco (Google, OSM)
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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.