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

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American Coot Fulica americana

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March 19, 2016 12:00 PM CDT

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Eurasian Coot Fulica atra

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May 1, 2016

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Eurasian Coot Fulica atra

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May 26, 2016 08:45 PM CEST

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Sora Porzana carolina

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April 16, 2016 08:54 AM EDT

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Eurasian Coot Fulica atra

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inasiebert

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May 28, 2016 06:15 PM CEST

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American Coot Fulica americana

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birdnerdjosh

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December 28, 2015

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Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata

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birdnerdjosh

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December 28, 2015

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Gray-headed Swamphen Porphyrio poliocephalus

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December 28, 2015

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Sora Porzana carolina

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kylejones

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May 29, 2016 07:20 AM EDT

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American Coot Fulica americana

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kenwills

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the past

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American Coot Fulica americana

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kenwills

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the past

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King Rail Rallus elegans

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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.
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