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

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Recent observations

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Square

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Western Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio

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draposo79

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August 27, 2016 03:21 PM BST

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Western Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio

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lazza

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July 29, 2016

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Eurasian Moorhen Gallinula chloropus

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trnwrinfo

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American Coot Fulica americana

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trnwrinfo

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Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinicus

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trnwrinfo

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Sora Porzana carolina

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trnwrinfo

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Virginia Rail Rallus limicola

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bridgetspencer

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April 25, 2015

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Clapper Rail Rallus crepitans

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jolene

Date

August 30, 2016 01:12 PM EDT

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Purple Gallinule Porphyrio martinicus

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mjoyner

Date

August 30, 2016 09:47 AM CDT

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Virginia Rail Rallus limicola

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rpayne

Date

August 30, 2016

Description

Alarm call. Apparently I was alarming.

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Square

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American Coot Fulica americana

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siempreviva

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December 30, 2015 02:10 PM PST

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Square

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American Coot Fulica americana

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cizauskas

Date

August 27, 2016 12:53 PM PDT
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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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