Heads up: this taxon concept is inactive. It has been split into Rallus crepitans, Rallus obsoletus, and Rallus longirostris. View taxonomic changes

Classification
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  • English
    • Mangrove Rail
    • Clapper Rail
    • California Clapper Rail
    • sedge hen
  • Scientific Names
    • Rallus longirostris
  • Spanish
    • Rascón picudo
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • CLRA

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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Rascón picudo Rallus longirostris [inactive]

Observer

darwindhamma

Date

August 12, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris [inactive]

Observer

dremsen

Date

May 11, 2013

Description

Several pair of clapper rail off the trail. Responded to vocalizations and crossed trail within 5 m of me

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Clapper rail Rallus longirostris [inactive]

Observer

sgreene13

Date

July 24, 2014 03:42 PM EDT

Description

Working mud flats on back bay at low tide. Kilikikikikikik

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris [inactive]

Observer

jamesshelton

Date

July 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

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What

Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris [inactive]

Observer

gpstewart

Date

October 26, 2012 01:28 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris [inactive]

Observer

fm5050

Date

May 4, 2014 09:46 AM EDT

Description

Swan Harbor Farm Park, MD May 4, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris [inactive]

Observer

fm5050

Date

April 16, 2014 05:45 PM EDT

Description

Adult female found freshly dead in the median strip of Rowe Blvd at Taylor Ave., Annapolis, MD April 16, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris [inactive]

Observer

john11

Date

April 6, 2004

Photos / Sounds

What

Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris [inactive]

Observer

marvelliott

Date

April 6, 2010

Photos / Sounds

What

Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris [inactive]

Observer

james5

Date

February 1, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris [inactive]

Observer

james5

Date

February 1, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris [inactive]

Observer

kylejones

Date

December 31, 2013 07:57 AM EST
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Description from Wikipedia

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.

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Conservation Summary

Source: BirdLife International (2011) IUCN Red List for birds. Downloaded from http://www.birdlife.org on 31/07/2011.