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King Rail

Rallus elegans ORDER: GRUIFORMES FAMILY: RALLIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A large rail of freshwater marshes, the King Rail has declined alarmingly in much of its range over the last 40 years.

BNA ML combo package
Merlin Bird ID app

Calls

Calls include a long series of evenly spaced clacks, a short series of deep grunting notes, and a click and trill.

Search the Macaulay Library online archive for more sounds and videos