About this Species 

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Name:Virginia Rail
Family:Early Migratory Birds
Scientific Name: Rallus limicola
Habits and Habitat:Rails prefer dense marshes.
Habit:Virginia rails are extremely secretive, and rarely offer birders and hunters a second chance to see them.
Virginia rails are colored similarly to king rails and clapper rails, but are much smaller. They are targeted by some hunters and are a particular challenge for wingshooters with flushing dogs.
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Kanae Hirabayshi