Ridgway's Rail

Rallus obsoletus Order: Gruiformes Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)
Rallus obsoletus Order: Gruiformes Family: Rallidae (Rails, Gallinules, and Coots)

Until 2014, this endangered and declining bird was considered the same species as the Clapper Rail. It’s found only in saltwater marshes, freshwater marshes, and mangrove swamps in California, Arizona, Nevada, and coastal western Mexico.

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