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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

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

VIRA Rallus limicola

Observer

joshualincoln

Date

September 26, 2014

Photos / Sounds

What

Virginia Rail Rallus limicola

Observer

th0th

Date

November 26, 2014

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Virginia Rail Rallus limicola

Observer

brianw

Date

April 28, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

virginia rail Rallus limicola

Observer

rcurtis

Date

July 14, 2003

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

virginia rail Rallus limicola

Observer

muir

Date

November 8, 2014 03:52 AM EST

Description

Unexpected life bird! From the elevated viewing platform, with an active group looking at bald eagles behind me, this rail popped into view in a patch in the marsh. Crappy photos, but I think the following characteristics support a Virgina rail over an clapper rail: head with contrasting cap, red-eye, red-orange bill, buffy brown belly, with dark and white flanks. Happy to hear second opinions though.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

virginia rail Rallus limicola

Observer

anewman

Date

May 5, 2007

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Rail Rallus limicola

Observer

hfabian

Date

October 11, 2014

Description

Very fast.

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

VIRA Rallus limicola

Observer

zcota

Date

August 2, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

VIRA Rallus limicola

Observer

zcota

Date

July 17, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

What

VIRA Rallus limicola

Observer

zcota

Date

July 16, 2014

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

virginia rail Rallus limicola

Observer

ezmurtaugh

Date

May 13, 2014 10:00 AM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Virginia Rail Rallus limicola

Observer

dpom

Date

June 25, 2014

Place

Yuba Pass (Google, OSM)

Description

with 3 small chicks

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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.