sora

noun so·ra \ ˈsȯr-ə \
|Updated on: 1 Aug 2018

Definition of sora

: a small short-billed North American rail (Porzana carolina) common in marshes

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  • Other sightings around the Cape included 2 blue-winged warblers at Scusset Beach State Reservation in Sandwich, a clapper rail and a seaside sparrow at Sandy Neck in Barnstable, a sora in North Truro, and 2 Northern fulmars at sea east of Truro.

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