Yellow RailCoturnicops noveboracensis
- ORDER: Gruiformes
- FAMILY: Rallidae
Because of its secretive nature, the Yellow Rail is infrequently encountered. The second-smallest rail in North America, it breeds in sedge marshes and winters in marshes and hay fields.More ID Info
- Polluela Amarillenta (Spanish)
- Râle jaune (French)
- Cool Facts
- The distinctive clicking calls of the Yellow Rail are given almost exclusively during the dark of the night.