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
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RangeC. 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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