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    • Rallus longirostris
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    • Clapper Rail
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What

Clapper rail Rallus longirostris

Observer

sgreene13

Date

July 24, 2014 03:42 PM EDT

Description

Working mud flats on back bay at low tide. Kilikikikikikik

Photos / Sounds

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What

Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris

Observer

jamesshelton

Date

July 21, 2014

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What

Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris

Observer

gpstewart

Date

October 26, 2012 01:28 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris

Observer

muir

Date

May 23, 2014 11:05 AM EDT

Description

This rail looked bigger than other birds I've seen, so at the time, I was excited that this might be a king rail. Alas, the bill I think confirms this as a clapper, and a local birder told me that he didn't think king rails occurred in the area.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

January 9, 2012 10:16 AM PST

Place

Arrowhead Marsh in Oakland , CA (Google, OSM)

Description

Photographed during a high tide . This species may be split in the future from eastern forms .This species is larger and much paler than Virginia Rail which is also found at this location .

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What

Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris

Observer

kucycads

Date

May 15, 2014

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What

Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris

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

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

Observer

somanybirds

Date

March 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Clapper rail Rallus longirostris

Observer

somanybirds

Date

February 21, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris

Observer

john11

Date

April 6, 2004

Photos / Sounds

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What

Light-footed Clapper Rail Rallus longirostris ssp. levipes

Observer

finatic

Date

March 3, 2014 07:17 AM PST

Description

San Diego County, California, US

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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.