Tasmanian Native-hen (Gallinula mortierii)


Dusky MoorhenGallinule is a common name that refers the following rails, amongst others:


Living Species


Extinct Species

  • Samoan Moorhen, Gallinulapacifica – sometimes placed in Pareudiastes, extinct (1907)?
  • Makira Moorhen, Gallinula silvestris – sometimes placed in Pareudiastes or Edithornis, extinct (mid-20th century)?

Spot-flanked Gallinule, Gallinula melanops

Common Moorhen or Common Gallinule, Gallinula chloropus - feeding her chick


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