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

Observer

lonnyholmes

Date

October 24, 2014 07:54 AM PDT

Description

Mostly swimming in pond, these two on the shoreline.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis

Observer

mtynan

Date

October 25, 2014 06:40 AM EST

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No photos or sounds

What

Buff-banded Rail Gallirallus philippensis

Observer

kiz_cherie

Date

October 25, 2014 06:46 AM EST

Photos / Sounds

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What

Dusky Moorhen Gallinula tenebrosa

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

October 24, 2014 02:35 PM NCT

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Photos / Sounds

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What

Dusky Moorhen Gallinula tenebrosa

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

October 24, 2014 01:39 PM NCT

Description

In jail!

Photos / Sounds

What

Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio

Observer

sea-kangaroo

Date

October 23, 2014 04:25 PM NCT

Description

Two adults and three fluffy chicks walking around in the lilypads.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Coot (Fulica americana) Fulica americana

Observer

merson

Date

October 24, 2014 01:30 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

susanelliott

Date

October 24, 2014

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No photos or sounds

What

Eurasian Moorhen Gallinula chloropus

Observer

mattiamenchetti

Date

October 22, 2014 05:12 PM CEST

Photos / Sounds

What

Sora Porzana carolina

Observer

jmaughn

Date

October 23, 2014

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What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

jmaughn

Date

October 23, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Takahe Porphyrio mantelli ssp. hochstetteri

Observer

zealandia2

Date

October 23, 2014 11:44 AM NZDT

Place

(Somewhere...)
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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.