King Rail Records

235-01-2018 King Rail Mercer

Species: King Rail (Rallus elegans)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  5/6/2018

County :   Mercer

Location :  Pennsy Swamp, State Game Lands 284

GPS Coordinates:

Observer(s):  Jim McConnor, Steve Sanford

Date of Submission:  4/3/2019

Submitted by:  Jim McConnor

Written Description:             Yes     Photo:            No       Specimen:     no   Recording: Yes

Audio Recording:  VN810181

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Posted in first round, Pending Reports

235-01-2017 King Rail Crawford

Species: King Rail (Rallus elegans)

Number of Individuals observed:  1

Date of Sighting:  7/1/2017

County :   Crawford

Location :  Conneaut Marsh

GPS Coordinates:  41.575524, -80.218493

Observer(s):  Michael David

Date of Submission:  9/26/2017

Submitted by:  Michael David

Written Description:             Yes     Photo:            Yes     Specimen:     no   Recording:  no

eBird Checklist: https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S37899803 , https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S37795831 , https://ebird.org/view/checklist/S37303777

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

235-01-2013 King Rail

Species: King Rail Rallus elegans
Number of Individuals observed: 1
Date of Sighting: 05-29-2013 6:10 AM
County : Philadelphia
Location : John Heinz NWR
GPS Coordinates:
Observer(s): Todd Fellenbaum, Marty Dellwo, Patty Rehn, Frank Windfelder
Date of Submission: 5-31-2013
Submitted by: Todd Fellenbaum

Written Description: yes Photo: yes Specimen:no Recording: no

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed

235-01-2012 King Rail

Species:   King Rail    Rallus elegans
Date of Sighting:  2 June 2012 to 4 June 2012
County : LANCASTER/LEBANON     Location : MIDDLE CREEK WMA
Observer(s): Kevin Lutz, Keith Lutz, Randy Miller
Date of Submission: 2012
Submitted by: Kevin Lutz, Randy Miller
 Written Description:  Yes    Photo: No       Specimen: No         Recording: No

Committee notes: The committee felt the identification was probably correct but the vocally similar Clapper Rail was not adequately eliminated in this description.

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Posted in Class IV-A, Completed, Not Accepted

235-01-2011 King Rail

King Rail — near Fogelsville, Lehigh County; April 26, 2011. Photos by Dave Neimeyer. This rail was discovered by Dave in the flooded woods and field behind his property. Later that day, it was definitively identified as a King Rail by Rick Wiltraut. This bird represents the 1st documented record of only two records to date for Lehigh County.



King Rail — near Fogelsville, Lehigh County; April 27, 2011. Photos by Dustin Welch. Here are two more photos of the bird above.

 

King Rail — near Fogelsville, Lehigh County; April 30, 2011. Photos by Rick Wiltraut. Here are two additional photos of the Lehigh County bird.

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Posted in Accepted, Class I - Photograph, Completed
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