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- Moorhens—sometimes called marsh hens—are medium-sized water birds that are members of the rail family (Rallidae). Most species are placed in the genus...
- of Babeldaob, a few dozen still occur, but the total number of common moorhens on Palau is about in the same region as the Guam po****tion: fewer than...
- the literature. They propose that the extinct moorhen of Tristan (Gallinula nesiotis) and the moorhens that live on Gough and Tristan today (G. comeri)...
- breeding, but otherwise gregarious. The dusky moorhen may nest alongside the purple swamphen. Dusky moorhens are diurnal, and roost at nighttime alone, in...
- ships of the Royal Navy have borne the name HMS Moorhen, after the moorhen, a water bird: HMS Moorhen (1875) was a Forester-class composite **** gunboat...
- subspecies of common moorhen (G. chloropus) in the literature. They propose that the extinct moorhen of Tristan (G. nesiotis) and the moorhens that live on Gough...
- The moorhen flea (Dasypsyllus gallinulae) is a flea originating from South America. It is now globally widespread. It is a large flea, easily identified...
- The purple swamphen has been split into the following species: Western swamphen, Porphyrio porphyrio, southwest Europe and northwest Africa African swamphen...
- close relatives of the moorhen. However, the Coot typically appears ‘dumpier’ and lacks the distinctive red frontal face of the moorhen. The genus Fulica was...
- The lesser moorhen (Paragallinula angulata) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae. It is sometimes placed into the genus Gallinula. It is the only...