Allen’s gallinule

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The Allen’s gallinule – Porphyrio alleni or Lesser gallinule is a small resident rail of Type – marshfowl, Family Rallidae and Order Gruiformes. It is native to s s Africa. In the AWB Region it is found in suitable wetland habitat southwards from the Sahel corridor.

Type - marshfowl - makes a floating nest, 
Habitat - densely vegetated lakes and marshes in s s Africa, 

Order:	Gruiformes
Family:	Rallidae
Genus:	Porphyrio

Species -	Porphyrio alleni
Allen's gallinule - Species ebird.org
Allen's gallinule - Species sheet - wikipedia.org
Allen's gallinule - Database - avibase
Allen's gallinule - Species - oiseaux.net
Allen's gallinule - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org

Additional Material...
Allen's gallinule - Images - google.com
Allen's gallinule - Video - youtube.com
Allen's gallinule - Datazone - birdlife.org

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