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  Woodhen (Gallirallus sylvestris)

Woodhen | Gallirallus sylvestris photo
Lord Howe Woodhen, Gallirallus sylvestris, near the Summit of Mount Gower

Image by Glen Fergus - Some rights reserved.    (view image details)

WOODHEN FACTS

distribution map showing range of Gallirallus sylvestris in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Gruiformes
Family:Rallidae
Genus:Gallirallus
Species:sylvestris
Common Name:Woodhen

Relatives in same Genus
  Buff-banded Rail (G. philippensis)