Gallinula


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Noun1.Gallinula - gallinulesGallinula - gallinules        
bird genus - a genus of birds
family Rallidae, Rallidae - rails; crakes; gallinules; coots
gallinule, swamphen, water hen, marsh hen - any of various small aquatic birds of the genus Gallinula distinguished from rails by a frontal shield and a resemblance to domestic hens
Florida gallinule, Gallinula chloropus cachinnans - North American dark bluish-grey gallinule
Gallinula chloropus, moorhen - black gallinule that inhabits ponds and lakes
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A total of 14 species were inventoried during the study period: White-headed Duck, Garganey Anas querquedula, Eurasian Teal Anas crecca, Tufted Duck Aythya fuligula, Ferruginous Duck, Mallard Anas platyrhyncos, Northern Shoveler Anas clypeata, Gadwall Anas strepera, Eurasian Wigeon Anas penelope, Northern Pintail Anas acuta, and Common Pochard Aythya ferina (Anatidae); and Common Coot Fulica atra, Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus, and Purple Swamphen Porphyrio porphyrio (Rallidae).
(%) events Species H5N1 2005-06 H5N8 2014-15 group Species epizootic epizootic Rails Eurasian coot 5 (1) (Fulica atra) Crested coot (Fulica cristata) Purple swamphen 4 (1) (Porphyrio porphyrio) Common moorhen 1 (0.2) (Gallinula chloropus) Total 10 (2) Swans Unspecified.
Gallinula chloropus "polla de agua" es una de las especies mas abundantes, se ha visto varios centenares de individuos en el espejo de agua de la laguna; otra particularidad es que se le encuentra en la mayor parte de los habitats existentes en Villa.
Some of the bird species found in cluster one include Eurasian Bittern (Botaurus stellaris), Cattle Egret (Bubulcus ibis), Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus), Little Tern (Sternula albifrons), Water Pipit (Anthus spinoletta), House Sparrow (Passer domesticus), Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo), and Sedge Warbler (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus).
cisne negro Galinha-de- Gallinula Common agua chloropus moorhen Galinhola Scolopax rusticola Woodcock Ganso, ganso Anser spp.
Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus in the diet of the African catfish Clarias gariepinus in Keoladeo Ghana National Park, India.
Especies poco comunes registradas en la UNALM Nombre Cientifico Nombre Comun Anairetes reguloides Torito Garganta Negra Circus cinereus Gavilan de Campo Dolichonyx oryzivorus Chambergo Gallinula chloropus Polla de Agua Molothrus oryzivorus Tordo Gigante Pardirallus sanguinolentus Gallineta comun Phalacrocorax brasilianus Cushuri Phalcoboenus megalopterus Chinalinda Saltator striatipectus Saltator Rayado Tabla 4.
It was probing for food in the mud with its long decurved bill in the company of the endemic Philippine Duck Anas luzonica and Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus.
It is noted that during the period of wintering, the ducks mallard cohabit with other aquatic species such as the Gadwall (Anas strepera) birds, the Eurasian Coot (Fulica atra), the Great Cormorant (Phalacrocorax carbo), the Eurasian Teal (Anas crecca), the Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus), the Great Crested Grebe (Podiceps cristatus) and the Little Grebe (Tachybaptus ruficollis).
Songs downloaded from sound banks, correspond to five native species of the Bogota wetlands: the Bogota moorhen (Rallus semiplumbeus), the swamp wren (Cistothorus apolinari), the silvery-throated spinetail (Synallaxis subpudica), green beak moorhen (Gallinula melanops bogotensis), the Bogota nunbird (Chrysomus icterocephalus bogotensis).