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

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

ericisley

Date

February 8, 2003 12:33 PM CST

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

gpstewart

Date

October 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

danielled83

Date

October 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

kylejones

Date

October 21, 2014 09:12 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eurasian Moorhen Gallinula chloropus

Observer

wendy5

Date

October 21, 2014

Description

There were three Gallinula chloropus, or Common (aka Eurasian) Moorhens, in the river below the medieval bridge in Besulú. What a surprise!

Tags

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

patsimpson2000

Date

February 4, 2012 09:10 AM PST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

nolafrog

Date

October 20, 2014 04:30 PM CDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Tags

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus

Observer

chamaeleo

Date

October 20, 2014 02:55 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio

Observer

subhajit_roy

Date

October 20, 2014 01:33 PM IST

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

asemerdj

Date

October 19, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

finatic

Date

September 7, 2014 01:03 PM PDT

Description

San Diego County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

zooga1961

Date

October 19, 2014

Description

quick stop at the overlook to see if any ducks or pelicans have arrived.

~3 dozen american coot, a handful of grebes, a great heron, a pair of woodpeckers, and a few song birds

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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.