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

American Coot Fulica americana

Date

March 27, 2015 10:22 AM PDT

Description

Reservoir

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What

Common Gallinule Gallinula galeata

Observer

greglasley

Date

March 27, 2015

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What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

gyrrlfalcon

Date

March 27, 2015 11:00 AM EDT

Description

Recently deceased; could have been migration exhaustion, road kill, or bicycle strik, as we found the carcass in the middle of s popular bike path.

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What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

kjg320

Date

March 27, 2015 09:38 AM CDT

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Eurasian Coot Fulica atra

Observer

trcarlisle

Date

February 22, 2013 11:46 AM GST

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What

Eurasian Coot Fulica atra

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evahedstrom

Date

March 27, 2015 11:39 AM CET

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What

Dusky Moorhen Gallinula tenebrosa

Observer

halfpastrandom

Date

March 26, 2015 10:35 PM ACDT

Description

Taken at the River Torrens in Adelaide, South Australia with a Canon PowerShot SX60 HS.

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What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

julio

Date

March 24, 2015

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What

Takahe Porphyrio hochstetteri

Observer

bethduff

Date

March 27, 2015 04:36 PM NZDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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Square

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South Island Takahe Porphyrio hochstetteri

Observer

staceysalton

Date

March 27, 2015 04:48 PM NZDT

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(Somewhere...)

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Takahe Porphyrio hochstetteri

Observer

staceysalton

Date

March 27, 2015 04:44 PM NZDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Ridgway's Rail Rallus obsoletus

Observer

dpom

Date

October 25, 2013
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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.