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Clapper Rail

Rallus longirostris ORDER: GRUIFORMES FAMILY: RALLIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

The large Clapper Rail is abundant in saltwater marshes and mangrove swamps from Massachusetts to South America.

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Calls

  • Keking
  • Courtesy of Macaulay Library
    © Cornell Lab of Ornithology.

Call a short series of clacking or grunting notes.

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