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King Rail: Clapper call averages deeper and slower (2-4 notes/sec) than Clapper Rail but much overlap. • Female advertising call like Clapper but khrrr section averages lower-pitched (variable). • Male advertising call relatively slow (usually about 2 notes/sec) and more evenly-spaced than Clapper; often repeated monotonously. Very similar to Clapper Rail.
Clapper call:
Female advertising call:
Male advertising call:
Credits:All text copyright Michael O'Brien. All sounds copyright Macaulay Library. Image copyright Brian E. Small.