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Rallus aquaticus
Water rail Wa"ter rail` (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of rails of the genus Rallus, as the common European species (Rallus aquaticus). See Illust. of Rail.
Rallus aquaticus
Rail Rail, n. [F. r[^a]le, fr. r[^a]ler to have a rattling in the throat; of German origin, and akin to E. rattle. See Rattle, v.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of limicoline birds of the family Rallid[ae], especially those of the genus Rallus, and of closely allied genera. They are prized as game birds. Note: The common European water rail (Rallus aquaticus) is called also bilcock, skitty coot, and brook runner. The best known American species are the clapper rail, or salt-marsh hen (Rallus lonqirostris, var. crepitans); the king, or red-breasted, rail (R. elegans) (called also fresh-water marshhen); the lesser clapper, or Virginia, rail (R. Virginianus); and the Carolina, or sora, rail (Porzana Carolina). See Sora. Land rail (Zo["o]l.), the corncrake.
Rallus lonqirostris
Rail Rail, n. [F. r[^a]le, fr. r[^a]ler to have a rattling in the throat; of German origin, and akin to E. rattle. See Rattle, v.] (Zo["o]l.) Any one of numerous species of limicoline birds of the family Rallid[ae], especially those of the genus Rallus, and of closely allied genera. They are prized as game birds. Note: The common European water rail (Rallus aquaticus) is called also bilcock, skitty coot, and brook runner. The best known American species are the clapper rail, or salt-marsh hen (Rallus lonqirostris, var. crepitans); the king, or red-breasted, rail (R. elegans) (called also fresh-water marshhen); the lesser clapper, or Virginia, rail (R. Virginianus); and the Carolina, or sora, rail (Porzana Carolina). See Sora. Land rail (Zo["o]l.), the corncrake.
Rallus scepitans
Clapper Clap"per, n. 1. A person who claps. 2. That which strikes or claps, as the tongue of a bell, or the piece of wood that strikes a mill hopper, etc. See Illust. of Bell. Clapper rail (Zo["o]l.), an Americam species of rail (Rallus scepitans).

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- rail, Rallus aequatorialis Austral rail, Rallus antarcticus Water rail, Rallus aquaticus African rail, Rallus caerulescens Clapper rail, Rallus crepitans...
- Punadhirallu is a 1979 Telugu film directed by Rajkumar. It has won the Nandi Award for Best Feature Film. It is the first film acted by Telugu actor Chiranjeevi...
- Knopf. p. 153. ISBN 0-679-45122-6. BirdLife species factsheet for Rallus elegans "Rallus elegans". Avibase. "King rail media". Internet Bird Collection....
- The water rail (Rallus aquaticus) is a bird of the rail family which breeds in well-vegetated wetlands across Europe, Asia and North Africa. Northern and...
- The Virginia rail (Rallus limicola) is a small waterbird, of the family Rallidae. These birds remain fairly common despite continuing loss of habitat,...
- Gruiformes Family: Rallidae Genus: Gallirallus Species: G. hypoleucus Binomial name Gallirallus hypoleucus (Finsch & Hartlaub, 1867) Synonyms Rallus hypoleucus...
- Gallirallus wakensis (Rothschild, 1903) The Wake Island rail lived on Wake and Wilkes islands Synonyms Hypotaenidia wakensis (1903) Rallus wakensis (1903)...
- indigenous to southern California. Rallus o. obsoletus, formerly California clapper rail, nominate subspecies Rallus o. levipes, light-footed rail, a U...
- Fuenchiji in Kunigami District, Okinawa. It was initially placed in the genus Rallus but then moved to Gallirallus, a genus of medium-sized, often flightless...
- The Guam rail (Gallirallus owstoni) (Chamorro name: ko'ko' ) is a species of flightless bird, endemic to the United States territory of Guam. The Guam...
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