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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

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/8F82FF8C

Taxonomic 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

Saozneg - RU:
  Common Moorhen
Tchekeg:
  Slípka zelenonohá
Alamaneg:
  Teichhuhn
daneg:
  Rørhøne
Spagnoleg:
  Gallineta Común
Finneg:
  Liejukana
Galleg:
  Gallinule poule-d'eau
Islandeg:
  Sefhæna
Italianeg:
  Gallinella d'acqua
Japaneg:
  ban
japaneg:
  バン
Nederlandeg:
  Waterhoen
Norvegeg:
  Sivhøne
Poloneg:
  kokoszka (zwyczajna)
Portugaleg:
  Galinha-d'água
Portugaleg (Brazil):
  frango-d'água-comum
Rusianeg:
  Камышница
Sloveg:
  sliepočka vodná
Svedeg:
  rörhöna
Sinaeg:
  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)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
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American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
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Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
   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]
Clements, version 2016:
   Eurasian Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Eurasian Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   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:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
   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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Common Moorhen ( Gallinula chloropus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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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

Afrikaans: Grootwaterhoender
arabeg: دجاجة الماء
Asturian: Gallineta
azerbaidjaneg: Qamış toyuğu
belaruseg: Чаротніца
Bulgareg: Зеленоножка
bengaleg: পাতি পানমুরগি
Brezhoneg: An douryar boutin
Katalaneg: Polla d'aigua, Polla d'aigua comuna
Catalan (Balears): Polla d'aigua
Valencian: Guatlla maresa
Cebuano: ituman
Créole (French): poul dlo a 
Tchekeg: Slípka zelenonohá
kembraeg: Iâr ddŵr
daneg: Grønbenet Rørhøne, Rørhøne, Rørhøne (Grønbenet)
Alamaneg: Teichhuhn
Maldivian: Olhuvalu Kanbili/Kulhee Kanbili
Gresianeg: Αρκοπετείναρο
Greek (Cypriot): Αρκοπετείναρο
Saozneg - RU: Common gallinule, Common Moorhen, Common Moorhen (Eurasian), Eurasian Moorhen, Moorhen
English (United Kingdom): Common Moorhen
English (IOC): Common Moorhen
English (Kenya): Common Moorhen
English (South Africa): Common Moorhen
Esperanteg: verdkrura galinolo
Spagnoleg: Gallineta Común, Gallineta Euroasiática
Spanish (Argentine): Pollona negra
Spanish (Chile): Tagüita del norte
Spanish (Colombia): Polla Gris
Spanish (Costa Rica): Gallareta frentirroja
Spanish (Cuba): Gallareta de Pico Rojo
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gallareta Pico Rojo
Spanish (Spain): Gallineta Común
Spanish (HBW): Gallineta común
Spanish (Honduras): Polla común de agua
Spanish (Mexico): Gallineta Euroasiática, Gallineta frente-roja
Spanish (Paraguay): Polla negra
Spanish (Uruguay): Polla de Agua
Estoneg: Tait
Euskareg: Uroiloa
persianeg: چنگر نوک‌سرخ
Finneg: Liejukana
faeroeg: Sevhøna
Galleg: Gallinule poule-d’eau, Gallinule poule-d'eau, Gallinule poule-d'eau (Eurasie), Gallinule poule-d'eau (forme d'Eurasie)
frizeg: Reidhintsje
Iwerzhoneg: Cearc Uisce
Guadeloupean Creole French: Poule d'eau à cachet rouge
gouezeleg Bro-Skos: Cearc-Uisge
galizeg: Galiñola
Guaranieg: Ñahana
Manx: Kiark Ushtey
Haitian Creole French: Poul dlo tèt wouj
Hawaiian: 'Alae 'ula
Hebreeg: סופית
hindieg: Tanneer kozhi
Kroateg: Mlakuša
Hungareg: Vízityúk
armeneg: Եղեգնահավ
indonezeg: Burung Cemperlali, Burung Mandar Batu, Mandar batu
Islandeg: Sefhæna
Italianeg: Gallinella d'acqua
Japaneg: Ban
japaneg: バン
Japanese (Kanji):
georgianeg: ლერწმის ქათამურა, წყლის ქათამურა
Kazakh: Қызылқасқа сутартар
Kazakh (Transliteration): qızıl-qasqa sw-tartar
Koreeg: 쇠물닭
Korean (Transliteration): soe-mul-dalg
Cornish: Lagyar
Kwangali: Edenene
latin: Gallinula chloropus, Gallinula chloropus [chloropus Group], Gallinula chloropus [chloropus], Gallinula chloropus chloropus
Luxembourgish: Waasserhéngchen
lituaneg: Nendrine vištele, Nendrinė vištelė
latveg: Ūdensvistiņa
Malagasy: Akohondrano
Makedoneg: зеленонога блатна кокошка, Црвеноклуна (Мочуришна) кокошка
malayalam: പട്ടക്കോഴി
mongolieg: 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
Moldavian: Cristel-de-câmp, Găinușă de baltă
malayzeg: Burung Pangling Kecil, Burung Tiong Air
malteg: Gallozz Iswed
Nederlandeg: Waterhoen
Norvegeg: Sivhøne
Norvegeg: Sivhøne
Sotho, Northern: Kgogomeetse
Palauan: Debar
Poloneg: kokoszka, kokoszka (zwyczajna)
Pinyin: hēi shuǐ-jī, hóng gǔ-dǐng, hóng-guān shuǐ-jī, xiǎo fán
Portugaleg: Galinha-d'água, galinha-d'água-comum
Portugaleg (Brazil): frango-d'água-comum, galinha-d'água-europeia
Portuguese (Portugal): Galinha-d'água
Romansh: Pulsauna da l'aua
Roumaneg: Găinuşă de baltă
Rusianeg: Камышница
Sardinian: Pudda de àcua
Scots: Cearc uisge
sindhi: ؿىڂ و ٻً مَٕ
Northern Sami: Goalšovuonecis
Sloveg: sliepočka vodná
Slovenieg: zelenonoga tukalica
Shona: Nhapata
albaneg: Pulëza e ujit
Serbeg: barska koka, Barska kokica
Sesotho: Khohonoka
Svedeg: Rörhöna
swahilieg: Kukuziwa
Tamouleg: Thaazhai Kozhi
Thai: นกอีดำ, นกอีล้ำ
Thai (Transliteration): nók ii-dam, nók ii-lám
Turkeg: Saztavuğu, Sutavuğu, Қызылқасқа сутартар
Tsonga: Kukumezane
Tuvinian: Хыыргыыш кужу
Ukrainiek: Водяна курочка, Курочка водяна
vietnameg: Chim Kịch, Kịch, Trích ré
Sinaeg: 小, 紅冠水雞, 红骨顶, 黑水鸡
Chinese (Traditional): 小鷭, 紅冠水雞, 紅冠水雞〔黑水雞〕, 紅骨頂, 黑水雞
Chinese (Taiwan, Traditional): 紅冠水雞
Chinese (Taiwan): 红冠水鸡

 

         

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