Jerry Rolwes captured this photo of a reclusive Virginia rail feeding at Turnbull Refuge on Aug. 25. According to the Audubon Society, Virginia rails are “seldom seen but often heard.” The medium-sized bird lives in marshes throughout the continent.
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