Yellow rail

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Related to Coturnicops noveboracensis: Yellow Rail
(Zool.) a small American rail (Porzana Noveboracensis) in which the lower parts are dull yellow, darkest on the breast. The back is streaked with brownish yellow and with black, and spotted with white. Called also yellow crake.

See also: Yellow

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Yellow rails (Coturnicops noveboracensis) are secretive marsh birds with a breeding range that extends from Nova Scotia and New Brunswick west to Montana and Alberta, with an isolated population in south-central Oregon and northern California (Bookhout, 1995; Popper and Stern, 2000; Sterling, 2008).
Table 1--Summary of yellow rails (Coturnicops noveboracensis) captured and recaptured at San Bernard National Wildlife Refuge, Texas, 2009-2010.