Lesser Moorhen

Paragallinula angulata - Gallinule africaine

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Gruiformes

  • Family
    :

    Rallidés

  • Genus
    :

    Paragallinula

  • Species
    :

    angulata

Descriptor

Sundevall, 1850

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 23 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 149 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Lesser Moorhen (Paragallinula angulata) is a species of bird in the Rallidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Gallinule africaine,
  • Gallineta Chica,
  • Galinha-d'água-pequena,
  • Zwergteichhuhn,
  • törpevízityúk,
  • Afrikaans Waterhoen,
  • Gallinella minore,
  • Mindre rörhöna,
  • Dvergsivhøne,
  • sliepočka malá,
  • slípka drobná,
  • Lille Rørhøne,
  • pikkuliejukana,
  • Kleinwaterhoender,
  • polla menuda,
  • kokoszka mała,
  • mazā ūdensvistiņa,
  • Камышница-крошка,
  • ヒメバン,
  • 小黑水鸡,
  • 小黑水雞,

Habitat

Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Marshes/Pools (under 8ha), Permanent Inland Deltas ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Freshwater Lakes ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Water Storage Areas (over 8ha), Ponds (below 8ha), Excavations (open), Wastewater Treatment Areas, Irrigated Land (includes irrigation channels), Seasonally Flooded Agricultural Land

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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