Several pair of clapper rail off the trail. Responded to vocalizations and crossed trail within 5 m of me
Working mud flats on back bay at low tide. Kilikikikikikik
Rails with chicks in our yard.
Rail in the Bolivar Flats marsh just outside our yard fence. Would like to know what kind of rail?
The Clapper Rail (Rallus longirostris) is a member of the rail family, Rallidae. Some researchers believe that this bird and the similar King Rail are a single species; the two birds are known to interbreed.