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

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

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Recent observations

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Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris [inactive]

Observer

guevara-medina

Date

June 2, 2005

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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

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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

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Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris [inactive]

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gpstewart

Date

October 26, 2012 01:28 PM CDT

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Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris [inactive]

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john11

Date

April 6, 2004

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Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris [inactive]

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kylejones

Date

December 31, 2013 07:57 AM EST

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Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris [inactive]

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summermule

Date

November 15, 2013

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Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris [inactive]

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blubayou

Date

July 17, 2013 11:43 AM CDT

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Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris [inactive]

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biosakbe

Date

September 8, 2013

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Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris [inactive]

Observer

edithwatson

Date

July 19, 2007

Description

Rails with chicks in our yard.

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What

Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris [inactive]

Observer

edithwatson

Date

September 26, 2006

Description

Rail in the Bolivar Flats marsh just outside our yard fence. Would like to know what kind of rail?

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What

Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris [inactive]

Observer

smapowell

Date

May 4, 2013 08:12 AM EDT
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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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