White-Breasted Waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus) 

(Pennant, 1769) 

Figure 1: An adult White-Breasted Waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus). (Photo courtesy of Kieron Gabriel Ng)


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Introduction

The White-Breasted Water held is a bold bird that can be often seen foraging openly in a wide range of habitats such as well-vegetated wetlands, pools and streams in open forest, mangroves and adjacent open areas, track, roadsides, gardens and parks.(1)

Ethymology

Identification

Biology

Diagnosis

Description

Taxonomy and Systematics

References