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Yellow Rail
Coturnicops noveboracensis

ADULT In breeding season has buff-yellow plumage overall, palest on throat, with darker feathering o… read more

American Coot
Fulica americana

ADULT Has essentially all dark plumage, darkest on head and neck; note white on outer undertail cove… read more

Common Moorhen
Gallinula chloropus

ADULT Can look all-dark, but has dark blue-gray head, neck, and underparts, and brownish back, wings… read more

Black Rail
Laterallus jamaicensis

ADULT MALE Can appear all dark, but in good light note the dark rich-brown crown, nape, and back. Un… read more

Purple Gallinule
Porphyrula martinica

ADULT Has mostly deep bluish purple head, neck, and underparts, and green back and wing coverts. Not… read more

Porzana carolina

ADULT MALE In breeding season has blue-gray face, neck, and breast, but note black between base of b… read more

King Rail
Rallus elegans

ADULT MALE Looks rufous-orange overall with blackish rear flanks and undertail, marked with striking… read more

Virginia Rail
Rallus limicola

ADULT Has orange-buff throat, neck, and breast, contrasting with black and white stripes on rear fla… read more

Clapper Rail
Rallus longirostris

ADULT From Gulf Coast has grayish face, dark crown, and dull orange-buff neck and breast. Rear flank… read more

California Clapper Rail
Rallus longirostris obsoletus

14-16" (36-41 cm). A reddish-brown chickenlike saltmarsh bird with a long, slightly drooping bill an… read more

Yuma Clapper Rail
Rallus longirostris yumanensis

14-16" (36-41 cm). A chickenlike marsh bird with a long, slightly drooping bill and an often upturne… read more

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