Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Rails, Gallinules and Coots :: Tristan Moorhen

Tristan Moorhen Gallinula nesiotis

Described by: Sclater, P. L. (1861)
Alternate common name(s): Tristan Gallinule, Gough Moorhen, Gough Island Moorhen, Gough Island Coot, South Atlantic Moorhen
Old scientific name(s): Porphyriornis nesiotis


Gough Island, Tristan da Cunha - Sep, 2002 © Richard White 
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Is. in the South Atlantic;
Two island populations;
Very restricted range;
(1) Formerly on Tristan da Cunha.
(2) Gough Is. Introduced to Tristan da Cunha.


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


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