Sora in habitat, Centennial Marsh, Idaho

Chasing Birds: Rails Edition


“Rails” are a family of birds – the Rallidae – that live and breed in marshy wetlands. Sora are the most abundant and most widely distributed North American rail, breeding from across the Canadian boreal forest (and occasionally in to Alaska) to central Arizona. But being “abundant” and “widely distributed” doesn’t mean “easy to see.”…