small (6-8") marsh type bird with stiff tail crossing road between small ponds.
DOG - dead on the ground
No obvious trauma
Donna L. said probably young starling because of its large feet
San Diego County, California, US
Found dead on the pathway.
Seen flying from a dense section of reeds. No opportunity for a picture.
One of four seen feeding simultaneously in low, muddy dead bulrush patch at edge of lake.
The Sora (Porzana carolina) is a small waterbird of the family Rallidae, sometimes also referred to as the Sora Rail or Sora Crake.