Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Rails, Gallinules and Coots :: Watercock

Watercock Gallicrex cinerea

Described by: Gmelin (1789)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Mai Po Marshes, Hong Kong - Sep, 2006 © Neil Fifer 
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Se. Asia, Greater Sundas and Philippines;
Fragmented population;
Pakistan (Sind and Punjab), India, Maldives, Sri Lanka e. through s. and e. China, Hainan Is., n. to Korea, s. Japan (Kyushu), Ryukyu Is., Taiwan, the Philippines s. to the Andaman I. and Nicobar Is., nw. and sw. Thailand, n. Vietnam (Tonkin) and Sumatra.
Winters s. to the Greater and Lesser Sundas (Java and Borneo) and Sulawesi.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Pintails Home (Kim Hyun-Tae)
Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Biological Research Information Center, BRIC of Korea


Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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