Inverness Park, Pt Reyes, California
Virginia Rail (adult) Cherry Creek State Park Arapahoe County CO January 2013 Jeff Skrentny FB0101 IMG_8433
Chicken-like bird seen in our pond reeds. Rather reclusive and would not come out into the open.
Was able to get photo - attached.
The Virginia Rail (Rallus limicola) is a small waterbird, of the family Rallidae.