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
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RangeIs. 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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