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Common Name:Rail, Virginia
Scientific Name:Rallus limicola
Area:Fairview Wetlands - Salem, Oregon
Date:July 22, 2014

Virginia Rails are very elusive, you will hear them many times over before you see them. The upper photo shows the adult plumage, the lower is a juvenile.

Reference:Kaufman Field Guide to Birds of America by Kaufman / The Sibley Guide to Birds by Sibley