Photo Credits: Mike Baird
Virginia Rail (Rallus limicola)
STATUS: Native, Migratory, Least Concern
DESCRIPTION: Their wingspan is 12.6-15 in. and they weigh 2.3-3.4 oz.
HABITAT: Virginia Rails live in marshes.
DIET: They eat insects, crustaceans, fish, and seeds.
NOTES: Virginia Rails sing a repeated, clicking “kid-ick” noise. They are protected on the US Migratory Bird list.