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Reader photo: A rare appearance

UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 5, 2018, 5:53 p.m.

Jerry Rolwes captured this photo of a reclusive Virginia Rail feeding at Turnbull Refuge on August 25. (Jerry Rolwes / Courtesy)
Jerry Rolwes captured this photo of a reclusive Virginia Rail feeding at Turnbull Refuge on August 25. (Jerry Rolwes / Courtesy)

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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