White-breasted waterhen

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White-breasted waterhen
Adult in Singapore
Call at dusk, Bangalore
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Domain: Eukaryota
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Genus: Amaurornis
A. phoenicurus
Binomial name
Amaurornis phoenicurus
Pennant, 1769
     approximate range

Erythra phoenicura

The white-breasted waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus) is a waterbird of the rail and crake family, Rallidae, that is widely distributed across South and Southeast Asia.

References[change | change source]

  1. BirdLife International (2012). "Amaurornis phoenicurus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. 2012. Retrieved 26 November 2013.