Rallus crepitans waynei
Huntington Beach State Park, Murrell's Inlet, South Carolina
5 May 2010
Although superficially similar to the Virginia rail, clapper rails are nearly twice the size of a typical Virginia rail, with a noticeably different call. The waynei subspecies, more commonly called the Wayne's clapper rail, breeds from southeast North Carolina to northeast Florida.
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