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Point Pelee National Park of Canada

Birds of Point Pelee National Park

Image of: Rail, Virginia
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Rail, Virginia
-Rallus limicola (Vieillot)

A small cinnamon-breasted rail with long slender reddish bill and grey cheeks. Our other long-billed rails, the King and the Clapper, are obviously much larger with more than twice its body bulk. Our other small rails have stubby bills, adult-size young in late summer are mostly black.