Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Rails, Gallinules and Coots :: Spot-flanked Gallinule

Spot-flanked Gallinule Gallinula melanops

Described by: Vieillot (1819)
Alternate common name(s): Little Waterhen
Old scientific name(s): Porphyriops melanops


Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil - Aug, 2004 © Arthur Grosset  Argentina - Nov, 2003 © Harold Stiver 
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C. Colombia. E. and s. South America;
(1) Small, isolated population in the e. Andes of c. Colombia.
(2) E. Brazil (Bahia, Chapada Diamantina), e. Bolivia, Paraguay, Uruguay and ne. Argentina.
(3) C. Chile (Atacama s. to Aisen) and Argentina (w. Rio Negro and Chubut).


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


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