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#1 Cobal

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 03:38 PM

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#2 Rudi Nuissl

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 04:29 PM

Looks like a King Rail, which would be out of range in Ohio, though not unheard of. Virginia Rail would be much more likely, but the light throat has me leaning King.

I would definitely get a second opinion, though.

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#3 Shoveler26

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 04:30 PM

That looks good for a king!

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#4 mtdavid

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 05:39 PM

I was leaning King Rail as well but not positive. Was this at Glacier Ridge by any chance? There was a King Rail there last year.

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 06:38 PM

This was taken at Big Island Wildlife Refuge just west of Marion. I only got one shot before it slipped into the cattails. Am I ok to go with King Rail?

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Posted 02 June 2012 - 09:05 PM

It looks good to me, too. Given their status here in the Chicago area, I wouldn't exactly call Ohio out of range, but its good enough that I would probably try to let the refuge staff know about it, if there's an easy way to do it.




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