The Eurasian moorhen – Gallinula chloropus or Common moorhen is a medium sized species of Type – marshfowl, Family Rallidae and Order Gruiformes. It is very widespread across Eurasia and Africa. In the AWB Region it is a summer breeder in The South Caucasus. Elsewhere it is sporadically resident in its suitable habitat across the region. A few areas where it is a non breeding visitor can be found in Algeria, Libya, Egypt, Sudan’s Nile Valley, and Chad.
Type - marshfowl - builds nests on ground, hidden in dense vegetation, Habitat - varied well vegetated wetlands, ponds, marshes, lakes, canals, Order: Gruiformes Family: Rallidae Genus: Gallinula
Species...Gallinula chloropus Eurasian moorhen - Species - ebird.org Eurasian moorhen - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Eurasian moorhen - Database - avibase Eurasian moorhen - Species - singaporebirds.com Eurasian moorhen - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org
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