Small Carolina Rail

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“Porzana carolina. Carolina Crake. Common Rail. “ortolan.” Above, olive-brown, varied with black, with numerous sharp white streaks and specks; flanks, axilars and lining of wings, barred with white and blackish; belly whitish; crissum rufescent. Face and central line of throat black, the rest of the throat, line over eye, and especially the breast, more or less intensely slate-gray, the sides of the breast usually also with some obsolete whitish barring and speckling.” Elliot Coues, 1884


Birds: Q-R


Elliot Coues Key to North American Birds (Boston, MA: Estes and Lauriat, 1884)


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