Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Rails, Gallinules and Coots :: Lesser Moorhen
Lesser Moorhen Gallinula angulata
Described by: Sundevall (1851)
Alternate common name(s): None known by website authors
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangeAfrica s. of the Sahara;
Senegambia, s. Mali, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Ivory Coast, Burkina Faso, Ghana, Nigeria, s. Niger, Cameroon, Gulf of Guinea is., Central African Republic, Zaire, s. Chad and s. Sudan to w. and c. Ethiopia, Kenya (Nairobi, Thika, Lake Victoria basin), Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Zambia, Malawi, Mozambique, Angola, n. Namibia, n. and e. Botswana, Zimbabwe and South Africa (Transvaal, Swaziland, Orange Free State, Natal and e. Cape Province).
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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