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Common Moorhen
Gallinula chloropus (Linnaeus, 1758)
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Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Rallidae
Genus:
  Gallinula

Scientific:
  Gallinula chloropus

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Reference:
  Syst.Nat.ed.10 p.152

Protonym:
  Fulica Chloropus

Avibase ID:
  8F82FF8C30667D90

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176284

Geographic range:

  • Gallinula chloropus chloropus: Palearctic; winters to Arabia and s China
  • Gallinula chloropus pyrrhorrhoa: Madagascar, Réunion, Mauritius and Comoro Islands
  • Gallinula chloropus orientalis: Seychelles, Andamans, Malay Pen., Indonesia and Philippines
  • Gallinula chloropus guami: N Marianas (Guam, Saipan, Tinian and Pagan)
  • Gallinula chloropus meridionalis: Africa south of the Sahara and St. Helena I.
Source: Clements checklist 2012

English:
  Common Moorhen
Czech:
  Slípka zelenonohá
German:
  Teichhuhn
Danish:
  Grønbenet Rørhøne
Spanish:
  Gallineta Común
Finnish:
  Liejukana
French:
  Gallinule poule-d'eau
Italian:
  Gallinella d'acqua
Japanese:
  Ban
Japanese:
  バン
Dutch:
  Waterhoen
Norwegian:
  Sivhøne
Polish:
  kokoszka (zwyczajna)
Portuguese:
  Galinha-d'água
Russian:
  Камышница
Slovak:
  sliepočka vodná
Swedish:
  Rörhöna
Chinese:
  黑水鸡


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Eurasian Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Eurasian Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Eurasian Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Eurasian Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Eurasian Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Common Moorhen (Eurasian) ( Gallinula chloropus [chloropus Group])
eBird version 1.52:
   Eurasian Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Eurasian Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Eurasian Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Eurasian Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Eurasian Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.01:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.04:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.01:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.02:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.03:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Gallinula chloropus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Gallinula [chloropus or galeata] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Polla d'aigua, Polla d'aigua comuna
Czech: Slípka zelenonohá
Danish: Grønbenet Rørhøne
German: Teichhuhn
Maldivian: Olhuvalu Kanbili/Kulhee Kanbili
Greek: Αρκοπετείναρο
Greek (Cypriot): Αρκοπετείναρο
English: Common gallinule, Common Moorhen, Common Moorhen (Eurasian), Eurasian Moorhen, Moorhen
Spanish: Gallineta Común
Estonian: Tait
Finnish: Liejukana
French: Gallinule poule-d'eau, Gallinule poule-d'eau (Eurasie), Gallinule poule-d'eau (forme d'Eurasie)
Hungarian: Vízityúk
Indonesian: Burung Cemperlali, Burung Mandar Batu
Italian: Gallinella d'acqua
Japanese: Ban
Japanese: バン
Japanese (Kanji):
Kazakh (Transliteration): qızıl-qasqa sw-tartar
Korean: 쇠물닭
Korean (Transliteration): soe-mul-dalg
Latin: Gallinula chloropus, Gallinula chloropus [chloropus Group], Gallinula chloropus [chloropus]
Luxembourgish: Waasserhéngchen
Lithuanian: Nendrine vištele, Nendrinė vištelė
Latvian: Ūdensvistiņa
Mongolian: Хажилгат түнжүүр, Хажилгат ханчир
Mongolian (Bichig): ᠬᠠᠵᠢᠯᠠᠭᠠᠲᠣ ᠬᠠᠨᠴᠢᠷ
Mongolian (Bichig, Inner Mongolia): ᠬᠠᠵᠢᠯᠠᠭᠠᠲᠣ ᠲᠦᠨᠵᠢᠭᠦᠷ
Mongolian (Cyrillic, Inner Mongolia): Мэлзэн харгууна
Mongolian (Transliteration): khajilg at khaŋchir, khajilg at tüŋjüür, melzen kharguun
Malay: Burung Pangling Kecil, Burung Tiong Air
Dutch: Waterhoen
Norwegian: Sivhøne
Polish: kokoszka, kokoszka (zwyczajna)
Pinyin: hēi shuǐ-jī, hóng gǔ-dǐng, hóng-guān shuǐ-jī, xiǎo fán
Portuguese: Galinha-d'água
Romanian: Găinuşă de baltă
Russian: Камышница
Slovak: sliepočka vodná
Swedish: Rörhöna
Thai: นกอีดำ, นกอีล้ำ
Thai (Transliteration): nók ii-dam, nók ii-lám
Turkish: Saztavuğu, Қызылқасқа сутартар
Vietnamese: Chim Kịch
Chinese: 小, 紅冠水雞, 红骨顶, 黑水鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 小鷭, 紅骨頂, 黑水雞
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 紅冠水雞
Chinese (Taiwan): 红冠水鸡

 

         

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