Water Rail

Rallus aquaticus


Scarce resident, winter visitor and passage migrant.



BOU Name
Water Rail
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Most Recent Records recorded via website

Name Date SiteName Observer Num Notes
Water Rail 15 Mar 2019 Vange Marsh RSPB Andrew Cox 2 Calling, eastern reedbed.
Water Rail 02 Mar 2019 Hatfield Forest Mark Gregory 1 heard by lake
Water Rail 24 Feb 2019 Vange Marsh RSPB Andrew Cox 2 Calling from western reedbed.
Water Rail 21 Feb 2019 Goldhanger Alan Shearring 1 singing from borrowdyke reed bed
Water Rail 17 Feb 2019 Abberton Reservoir Simon Satchell 1 Heard, Layer Breton Causeway
Water Rail 17 Feb 2019 East Tilbury Paul Larkin 1
Water Rail 16 Feb 2019 Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) Mark Gregory 1 heard
Water Rail 16 Feb 2019 Thurrock Thameside Nature Park (EWT) Paul Larkin 2 Calling against each other near the creek
Water Rail 15 Feb 2019 Blue House Farm EWT, North Fambridge Steven Swaby 1 BWA hide
Water Rail 12 Feb 2019 Burnham-on-Crouch Steven Swaby 2 One Pannell's Brook, another in Riverside Park reedbed recently
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