Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Rails, Gallinules and Coots :: Azure Gallinule

Azure Gallinule Porphyrio flavirostris

Described by: Gmelin (1789)
Alternate common name(s): Little Gallinule
Old scientific name(s): Porphyrula parvus, Gallinula flavirostris, Porphyrula flavirostris


Guajará-Mirim, Rondônia, Brazil - Mar, 2003 © Arthur Grosset 
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Tropical South America;
Two main populations and several small isolated populations;
Se. Colombia, s. Venezuela, Trinidad, Guyana, Surinam, Guiana, e. Ecuador and ne. Peru through n. and c. Brazil (c. and e. Bahia (Salvador, Rio Jequitionha in Itapebi, the bare hills of Chapeu), n. and e. Bolivia. Paraguay to ex. ne. Argentina (Formosa). Ex. se. Brazil.


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


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