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

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

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Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris [inactive]




April 24, 2011
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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.
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