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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

Square

What

Common moorhen Gallinula chloropus

Observer

cps

Date

July 19, 2014

Description

Common moorhen, juvenile.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

nvarvel

Date

November 26, 2011

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

nvarvel

Date

January 15, 2012

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

charlie

Date

July 27, 2014 01:27 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Hawaiian Gallinule Gallinula galeata ssp. sandvicensis

Observer

nvarvel

Date

August 9, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

Hawaiian Coot Fulica alai

Observer

nvarvel

Date

August 6, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Hawaiian Gallinule Gallinula galeata ssp. sandvicensis

Observer

nvarvel

Date

August 4, 2012

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Gallineta frente roja Gallinula galeata

Observer

ragnarok

Date

July 20, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Common Coot Fulica atra

Observer

annwf

Date

July 12, 2014 12:59 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Eurasian Moorhen Gallinula chloropus

Observer

chiefredearth

Date

July 26, 2014

Description

With a meal on its beak.

Photos / Sounds

What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

cspnl

Date

April 19, 2014 11:07 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eurasian Coot Fulica atra

Observer

julianw

Date

July 12, 2014

Place

Amsterdam (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.