Water Rail Rallus aquaticus

Water Rail
Water Rail
The Water Rail breeds near water in temperate Eurasia and North Africa.
Water Rail"Mirror, mirror on the wall . . ."
Water Rail
They are mainly resident all year but birds from Eastern Europe, Russia and Central Asia migrate south to the Middle East and Africa for winter.
Water Rail The Water Rail has a white under-tail like its larger relative the Moorhen
Water Rail
Size comparison with Moorhen