California clapper rail

noun

Definition of California clapper rail

: a large short-tailed clapper rail (Rallus obsoletus) of the Pacific coast of North America from Puget Sound to Lower California

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“California clapper rail.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/California%20clapper%20rail. Accessed 16 Aug. 2022.

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