Scientific Name: Water Rail Common Name: Water Rail
Identifying Features: upperparts are brown, black streaks present, grey underparts, red eyes and bill
- Its laterally compressed body allows it to slip though the densest vegetation, and it will “freeze” if surprised in the open.
- Although their flight looks weak, water rails are capable of long sustained flights during their nocturnal migrations.
This image was clicked by PapaPiper – via Flickr.
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