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Image details:  
Image Description: Water Rail.
Image notes: This Water Rail became quite tame before the end of the winter. Mrs Polson fed it bread.
Species in Image: Water Rail
Date: 1977
Area: Yell
Old Haa Image Reference Number: btc00681

General details:  
Common Name Water Rail
Latin Name Rallus aquaticua
Latin Group Name Guriformes
Latin Family Name Rallidae
Common Family Name Rails and Crakes
Description Scarce passage migrant and winter visitor. Most sightings in autumn & early winter. Nested in Haroldswick, Unst 1999-2001. Photographed at Vigga, West Yell.
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