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  • Scientific Names
    • Rallus limicola
  • French
    • râle de Virginie
  • Spanish
    • Rascón limícola
  • English
    • Virginia Rail
  • Aou 4 Letter Codes
    • VIRA

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Recent observations

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What

Virginia Rail Rallus limicola

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dpom

Date

January 27, 2016 01:41 PM PST

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Virginia Rail Rallus limicola

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chia

Date

July 15, 2013

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Virginia Rail Rallus limicola

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robberfly

Date

January 17, 2016 11:38 AM PST

Description

Five days of persistence finally paid off. I had a much larger search image in my head, more like the size of a Coot? Nope, half that size. A moving softball. When this exquisite, tiny creature popped out...I...got it. At last!

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Square

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Virginia Rail Rallus limicola

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carloscarrera

Date

December 20, 2015

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(Somewhere...)

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Square

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Virginia Rail Rallus limicola

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kucycads

Date

December 15, 2015

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Virginia Rail Rallus limicola

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tiwane

Date

December 12, 2015

Description

Burst from the shore and disappeared into the grass. Grr...

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Virginia Rail Rallus limicola

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mmcmasters

Date

November 5, 2015

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Virginia Rail Rallus limicola

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mrfish33

Date

November 28, 2015

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Square

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Virginia Rail Rallus limicola

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mchaney_mrosd

Date

November 24, 2015 11:51 AM PST

Description

I need a little ID help for this bird on display at the Santa Cruz Museum of Natural History.

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Virginia Rail Rallus limicola

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eustatic1

Date

November 20, 2015 01:39 PM HST

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Virginia Rail Rallus limicola

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rjadams55

Date

November 11, 2015

Description

A pair of Virginia Rails were calling from the cattails and were coaxed out with several bouts of spishing.

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Virginia Rail Rallus limicola

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ekrimmel

Date

November 6, 2015

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Not sure why this rail was hanging out in my alley. Perhaps a secret recruit to the local rattus gang.

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Description from Wikipedia

The Virginia Rail (Rallus limicola) is a small waterbird, of the family Rallidae.

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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.