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Rufous-tailed Waterhen

Amaurornis moluccana (Wallace, 1865)

The pale-vented bush-hen is a medium sized waterbird, mainly blue-grey with a buff vent and undertail. It is found in Australia, the Moluccan Islands, New Guinea, the Bismarck Archipelago and the Solomon Islands. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Rallidae
Genus:
   Amaurornis
Scientific:
  Amaurornis moluccana


Original description

Citation:
  (Wallace, 1865)

Reference:
  Proc.Zool.Soc.London p. 480

Protonym:
  Porzana moluccana

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/3249491


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  8CB46BDEFE3BE28D

Avibase ID:
  avibase-8CB46BDE

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8CB46BDE


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 708044

Geographic range:

  • Amaurornis moluccana moluccana: Sangihe I., Moluccas, Misool I., w and n New Guinea
  • Amaurornis moluccana nigrifrons: Bismarck Archipelago and Solomon Islands
  • Amaurornis moluccana ultima: E Solomon Islands
  • Amaurornis moluccana ruficrissa: S and e New Guinea, and n and e Australia
English:
Rufous-tailed Waterhen
Catalan:
Polla de les Moluques
Czech:
chřástal molucký
Danish:
Brunhalet Rørhøne
German:
Roststeiß-Kielralle
Spanish:
Gallineta Moluqueña
Spanish (Spain):
Gallineta Moluqueña
Finnish:
ruosteperähuitti
French:
Râle des Moluques
Croatian:
riđorepa štijoka
Hungarian:
vörösfarkú lápityúk
Italian:
Rallo acquaiolo codarossiccia
Japanese (romaji):
akaokuina
Japanese:
アカオクイナ
Lithuanian:
raudonuodegis amaurornis
Dutch:
Molukkenwaterhoen
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Buskrikse
Norwegian:
Buskrikse
Polish:
bagiewnik szaropierśny
Portuguese:
Galinha-da-mata-de-rabo-ruivo
Russian:
Красногузый карео
Slovak:
kohútec nočný
Serbian:
Molučka barska kokica
Swedish:
blekgumpad sumphöna
Ukrainian:
Багновик молуцький
Chinese:
棕尾苦恶鸟
Chinese (Traditional):
褐尾苦惡鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Rufous-tailed Waterhen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Rufous-tailed Waterhen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Rufous-tailed Waterhen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Rufous-tailed Waterhen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Rufous-tailed Waterhen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Rufous-tailed Waterhen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Rufous-tailed Waterhen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Rufous-tailed Waterhen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Rufous-tailed Waterhen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Rufous-tailed Waterhen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Rufous-tailed Waterhen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Rufous-tailed Waterhen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Rufous-tailed Waterhen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Rufous-tailed Waterhen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Rufous-tailed Waterhen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Rufous-tailed Waterhen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Rufous-tailed Waterhen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Rufous-tailed Waterhen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Râle des Moluques ( Amaurornis moluccanus) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Bush-hen ( Amaurornis ruficrissus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccanus) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccanus) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccanus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Rufous-tailed Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccanus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Rufous-tailed Waterhen ( Amaurornis moluccanus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Rufous-tailed Waterhen ( Amaurornis moluccanus) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Rufous-tailed Waterhen ( Amaurornis moluccanus) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Pale-vented Bush-hen ( Amaurornis moluccana) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Amaurornis moluccana [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes a subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Amaurornis [olivacea or moluccana] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Azerbaijani: kürənquyruq sufərəsi
Catalan: Polla de les Moluques
Czech: chřástal molucký
Danish: Brunhalet Rørhøne
German: Roststeiß-Kielralle, Rotsteiß-Kielralle
English: Bush-hen, Eastern Bush-Hen, Moluccan Rufous-tailed Moorhen, Pale-vented Bush-Hen, Rufous tailed Waterhen, Rufous-tailed Bush Hen, Rufous-tailed Bushhen, Rufous-tailed Bush-hen, Rufous-tailed Waterhen, Rufous-vented Bush-Hen, Rufous-vented Rail
English (Australia): Pale-vented Bush-hen
English, HBW: Pale-vented Bush-hen
English (IOC): Pale-vented Bush-hen
English (United States): Pale-vented Bush-hen
Esperanto: Moluka amaŭrornito
Spanish: Gallineta Moluqueña
Spanish (Spain): Gallineta Moluqueña
Spanish (HBW): Rufous-tailed Bush-hen
Estonian: lõuna-tõmmuhuik
Finnish: ruosteperähuitti
French: Râle des Moluques
Croatian: riđorepa štijoka
Hungarian: vörösfarkú lápityúk
Indonesian: Kareo Sulawesi, Kareo zaitun
Italian: Rallo acquaiolo codarossiccia
Japanese (romaji): akaokuina
Japanese: アカオクイナ
Scientific: Amaurornis moluccana, Amaurornis moluccana moluccana, Amaurornis moluccana ruficrissa, Amaurornis moluccanus, Amaurornis olivacea moluccana, Amaurornis ruficrissus, Gallinula ruficrissa, Porzana moluccana
Lithuanian: Malukinė žaliasnapė vištelė, raudonuodegis amaurornis
Dutch: Molukkenwaterhoen, Roodstaartwaterhoen
Norwegian Nynorsk: Buskrikse
Norwegian: Buskrikse
Polish: bagiewnik szaropiersny, bagiewnik szaropierśny
Portuguese: Galinha-da-mata-de-rabo-ruivo
Portuguese (Portugal): galinha-do-mato-das-molucas
Russian: Красногузый карео
Slovak: chriašť nočný, kohútec nočný
Serbian: Molučka barska kokica, Molučki barski petlić
Swedish: Blekgumpad sumphöna
Turkish: Soluk etekli yelve
Ukrainian: Багновик молуцький
Chinese: 棕尾苦恶鸟
Chinese (Traditional): 褐尾苦惡鳥

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