Common Moorhen

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Common Moorhen
File:Gallinula chloropus - Common Moorhen XC545002.mp3
Adult G. c. chloropus and audio recording of call, both from France
Scientific classification e
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Genus: Gallinula
Species: G. chloropus
Binomial name
Gallinula chloropus
Subspecies

About 5, see text

Range of G. chloropus      Breeding      Resident      Non-breeding      Probably extinct
Synonyms
  • Fulica chloropus Linnaeus, 1758
  • Fulica fusca Linnaeus, 1766

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References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2019). "Gallinula chloropus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2019: e.T62120190A155506651. doi:10.2305/IUCN.UK.2019-3.RLTS.T62120190A155506651.en. Retrieved 12 November 2021.

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