Yellow Rail

Coturnicops noveboracensis
A Yellow Rail specimen on display in the exhibit "Birds of D.C."

DC Information

A rare migrant in tidewater areas. March to May and October through November. Occurs in salt and freshwater marshes. Sexes are similar.

Specimen Information

Date:  3/29/1884
Collected By:  Alex Skinner
Locality:  Washington, DC
Sex:  Male
Catalog ID:  96617