Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Rails, Gallinules and Coots :: Allen's Gallinule
Allen's Gallinule Porphyrio alleni
Described by: Thomson (1842)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): Gallinula alleni, Porphyrula alleni
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RangeAfrica s. of the Sahara;
Senegambia, s. Mali, Burkina Faso, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Ghana, Togo, Benin, Nigeria, s. Niger, Cameroon, Fernando Po, Sao Tome, Gabon, Congo, Zaire, Central African Republic, s. Chad, s. Sudan, Kenya (Lake Baringo), Ethiopia, Rwanda, Burundi, Uganda, Kenya, Tanzania, Pemba Is. and Mafia Is. then s. locally in Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Angola, Namibia, n. and e. Botswana, Zimbabwe and ne. South Africa (ne. Transvaal, Cape Province), Madagascar and Comoro Is.
Probably introduced on Mauritius.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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