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White-breasted Waterhen

(Amaurornis phoenicurus)
Size: 32 cm
Weight: 170-300 g
Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See White-breasted Waterhen at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

Lateral view of a White-breasted Waterhen (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[October 2015]

Lateral view of a White-breasted Waterhen (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[October 2015]

Different lateral view of a White-breasted Waterhen, with a clear view of the white frontal parts and the upper mandible which is darker than the lower mandible (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[October 2015]

Different lateral view of an immature White-breasted Waterhen moulting into adult plumage (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[October 2015]

Near-dorsal view of an immature White-breasted Waterhen moulting into adult plumage (photo courtesy of D. Wilczynska)
[October 2015]

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