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

Scientific:
  Gallinula chloropus
Citation:
  (Linnaeus, 1758)

Protonym:
  Fulica Chloropus

Avibase ID:
  8F82FF8C30667D90

Taxomic Serial Number:

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)
Avibase taxonomic concepts:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (May 2014):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Eurasian Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Eurasian Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Eurasian Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Eurasian Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
eBird version 1.50:
   Common Moorhen (Eurasian) ( Gallinula chloropus [chloropus Group])
eBird version 1.52:
   Eurasian Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
eBird version 1.53:
   Eurasian Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
eBird version 1.54:
   Eurasian Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
eBird version 1.55:
   Eurasian 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)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.02:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.03:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.04:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.05:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.01:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.02:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.03:
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes considered a nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms

Czech: Slípka zelenonohá
Danish: Grønbenet Rørhøne
German: Teichhuhn
Maldivian: Olhuvalu Kanbili/Kulhee Kanbili
Greek: Αρκοπετείναρο
Greek (Cypriot): Αρκοπετείναρο
English: Common Moorhen, Common Moorhen (Eurasian), Eurasian 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
Italian: Gallinella d'acqua
Japanese: Ban
Japanese: バン
Latin: Gallinula chloropus, Gallinula chloropus [chloropus Group], Gallinula chloropus [chloropus]
Lithuanian: Nendrinė vištelė
Dutch: Waterhoen
Norwegian: Sivhøne
Polish: kokoszka (zwyczajna)
Portuguese: Galinha-d'água
Russian: Камышница
Slovak: sliepočka vodná
Swedish: Rörhöna
Chinese: 紅冠水雞, 黑水鸡

 

         

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