My first good look at a Buff-Banded Rail

Subject: My first good look at a Buff-Banded Rail
From: Andrew Taylor <>
Date: Thu, 2 Dec 2004 09:37:56 +1100
On Wed, Dec 01, 2004 at 09:12:03PM +0800, Gemfyre wrote:
>    I copied and pasted that paragraph straight from my Livejournal so the
>    wording's a little wierd.  Anyway, the fact remains that I finally got
>    a really good look at a Buffie.  I just wish I had a decent camera to
>    have taken a photo of it.

There are techniques to get a close view of a Buff-banded Rail.  Take a
look at the pics below from our recent Lord Howe trip.  Note the use of
a chocolate-chip cookie as a rail attractant.

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