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  Gallicrex cinerea
  Family Name : Rallidae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Bird)

  Common Names : Watercock, Burung Ayam-Ayam

Watercock,Burung Ayam-Ayam
  • Description
    • Size :
      43 cm
      Description :
      Male: Slaty-black body, bright yellow bill and bright red legs in breeding plumage. In non-breeding plumage, leg olive-green, red frontal shield extending onto crown to form short chest. Female: tawny-buff overall; dark brown feather, bill dull yellow, leg greenish-yellow.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Habitats :
      Freshwater, Urban
      Distribution :
      Found in South, East and Southeast Asia. Northern breeders move to south. Uncommon visitor. Found in wet grassland, ponds, canals, marshes and reed bed.
      Nature Reserves :
      Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve

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