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  Black-tailed Native-hen (Gallinula ventralis)

Black-tailed Native-hen | Gallinula ventralis photo
Black-tailed Native-hen, (Gallinula ventralis) Gatton College, SE Queensland, Australia

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distribution map showing range of Gallinula ventralis in Australia

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Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Gruiformes
Family:Rallidae
Genus:Gallinula
Species:ventralis
Common Name:Black-tailed Native-hen

Relatives in same Genus
  Tasmanian Native Hen (G. mortierii)
  Dusky Moorhen (G. tenebrosa)