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The Yellow Rail is a small bird with a short tail, short bill and buff-coloured plumage. The wide dark stripes on its back are crossed by white bars. The white wing patch, which is visible in flight, helps distinguish Yellow Rails from other similar marsh birds.
Weight: Males, 41-68 g (1.4 to 2.4 oz). Length: 15 to 19 cm (5.9 to 7.5 in).
Report Yellow Rail sightings to ebird.org or NWT_NUChecklist.TNO_NUReleve@canada.ca