Not only that, but Yellow Rails call very infrequently during migration, from all the information I've read.
 
----Bill Eddleman, Cape Girardeau


From: Ethan Duke <[log in to unmask]>
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Sent: Mon, April 9, 2012 8:32:30 AM
Subject: NO Sightings Notes on YERA

All,

Please use caution.. Yellow Rails are often confused with cricket frogs. Make sure that it has the proper cadence! They have fooled me in the past. YERAs should sound like and old typewriter and don't have the same "beat" as the frogs.

Ethan


Ethan C. Duke, Assistant Director
Missouri River Bird Observatory
website: www.mrbo.org
blog: http://mrbohappenings.blogspot.com/
660.886.8788

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