Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Rails, Gallinules and Coots :: Black-tailed Native-hen
Black-tailed Native-hen Gallinula ventralis
Described by: Gould (1837)
Alternate common name(s): Black-tailed Nativehen, Waterhen
Old scientific name(s): Tribonyx ventralis
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W. Western Australia (w. to c. Western Australia). C. and e. Australia (c. Northern Territory (Kunoth Well and Alice Springs), c. Queensland (Lake Bindegolly) s. in New South Wales (Avalon Swamp and Leeton Swamp during summer), Victoria and nw. South Australia).
Ranges to Tasmania.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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