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


Location unknown - Date unknown © Dan Marsh 
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Africa 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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