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Definition of Gallicrex cristatus

Gallicrex cristatus
Water cock Wa"ter cock` (Zo["o]l.) A large gallinule (Gallicrex cristatus) native of Australia, India, and the East Indies. In the breeding season the male is black and has a fleshy red caruncle, or horn, on the top of its head. Called also kora.

Meaning of Gallicrex cristatus from wikipedia

- nigricollis), great crested grebe (Podiceps cristatus), white-browed fantail (Rhipidura aureola), brown shrike (Lanius cristatus), common woodshrike (Tephrodornis...
- Za****ia pusilla Slaty-legged crake, Rallina eurizonoides Water****, Gallicrex cinerea White-breasted waterhen, Amaurornis phoenicurus Order:...
- have declined considerably over the last decennia. Indian peafowl, Pavo cristatus See-see partridge, Ammoperdix griseogularis Common quail, Coturnix coturnix...
- country. 212 species are globally threatened. The Indian peafowl (Pavo cristatus) is the national bird of India. This list does not cover species in Indian...
- minivet, Pericrocotus cantonensis Brown shrike, Lanius cristatus (regular winter visitor) Lanius cristatus lucionensis (rare) Isabelline shrike, Lanius isabellinus...
- Porphyrio indicus Philippine swamphen, Porphyrio pulverulentus (E) Water****, Gallicrex cinerea Plain bush-hen, Amaurornis olivacea (E) White-breasted waterhen...
- have been domesticated as a food source for humans. Indian peafowl, Pavo cristatus (I) ****anese quail, Coturnix ****onica Chinese bamboo-partridge, Bambusicola...
- Fulica atra Gray-headed swamphen, Porphyrio poliocephalus Water****, Gallicrex cinerea White-breasted waterhen, Amaurornis phoenicurus Slaty-legged crake...
- parva Slaty-legged crake, Rallina eurizonoides (recent record) Water****, Gallicrex cinerea White-breasted waterhen, Amaurornis phoenicurus Order:...
- cristata (A) Gray-headed swamphen, Porphyrio poliocephalus (A) Water****, Gallicrex cinerea (A) White-breasted waterhen, Amaurornis phoenicurus (A) Little...
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