An Imperial Beach Hidden Gem and Bird of the Week, the Ridgeway's Rail Adult
Sep 27, 2017 10:24PM ● Published by Paul Spear
Gallery: Ridgeway's Rail Adult [10 Images] Click any image to expand.
Bryan Brillhart of Bryan Brillhart Photography presents us with the Dig Imperial Beach “Bird of the Week”. The column will provide a picture of a bird(s) locally photographed and we will have background on the bird.
This week’s bird is the Ridgway's Rail
Ridgway's Rail (Rallus obsoletus), formerly known as the Clapper rail, is another endangered species of bird in our own, Tijuana Estuary. A member of the rail family, Rallidae, it is a chicken sized bird that rarely flies.
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