Common Gallinule · Gallinula galeata · (Lichtenstein, MHK, ). Order: GRUIFORMES. Family: Rallidae (Rails, Crakes and Coots). Genus: Gallinula. Species. Recording data. Recordist. Bernabe Lopez-Lanus. Date, Time? Latitude, Not specified. Longitude, Not specified. Location, Rio Carapari. Gallinula galeata galeata: Venezuela, Trinidad, and the Guianas south to northern Argentina, Uruguay and Brazil; Gallinula galeata cachinnans: SE Canada to.

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Wikispecies has information related to Gallinula galeata. North American common gallinule G. Populations in areas where the waters freeze, such as southern Canada and the northern USAwill migrate to more temperate climes. Occurrence, History, Distribution, and Status. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

Contribute to Avibase Acknowledgements Flickr group Media stats Flickr group members Media wanted Translate Avibase is also available in the following languages: Voice Wide variety of clucking and chattering calls, sometimes repeated for long periods.

Hawaiians also believed that hearing the cry of the bird at night was an unlucky omenforetelling death.

Common gallinule

When the chicks hatch, the adults eat or remove the eggshells from the vicinity of the nest site. Avibase checklists Search Avibase search Browse by families Contribute There are a few ways by which you can help the development of this page, galeats as joining the Flickr group for photos or providing translations of the site in addition languages. In other projects Wikimedia Commons Wikispecies.


Crex galeata Avibase ID: Nests may be re-used by different females. Uses authors parameter CS1 maint: Abundant in much of range. This is a common breeding bird in marsh environments and well-vegetated lakes. It has a wide gallunula of gargling calls and will emit loud hisses when threatened. Status and conservation Not globally threatened Least Concern.

Search Avibase search Browse by families. Amerikanisches Teichhuhn, Amerikateichhuhn Aukan: Wikimedia Commons has media related to Common Gallinule. Archived from the original PDF on According to Hawaiian historian David Malo the gallinule was regarded as a deity and was worshipped.

Gallineta Americana Spanish Mexico: It was split from the common moorhen by the American Ornithologists’ Union in July The common gallinule will fight to defend its territory. This page was last edited on 4 Novemberat Gallareta Frentirroja Spanish Gallinjla This page was last edited on 4 Novemberat Polla gris Spanish Cuba: The birds forage in and near dense wetland vegetation.


Common Gallinule (Gallinula galeata) :: xeno-canto

The young are browner and lack the red shield. Counting such cryptic birds is not easy; over the decade from to the average total recorded in the biannual count program was birds with numbers fluctuating between about and[4] while assessments during the s — s have estimated the total population at birds. Causes of the decline include agricultural, residential and recreational development leading to the loss, fragmentation and modification of wetlands.

The gallinule is easily distinguished from the only similar bird in galeats range, the Hawaiian cootby the latter’s white frontal shield.

Gallineta de Agua Finnish: The species is not found in the polar regions or many tropical rainforests.

Hawaiian gallinulaa Conservation status. Feeds on earthworms, crustaceans, molluscs, adult and larval insects especially flies, mayflies, caddisflies Habitat Wide range of natural and man-made freshwater wetlands with fringing emergent vegetation, on both American Moorhen English Kenya: