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: Giorgio Mercalli (giorgio2005) (101)
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: 2008-02-24
: Birds
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: 2008-02-24 10:48
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Does anybody know the scientific name of this bird. Is it, maybe a young "pollo sultano" ?
The photo was made in Sardinia, Molentargius, near Cagliari. Thank you very much for help!
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To joska: Hi !giorgio2005 1 02-25 00:20

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Gallinula chloropus, Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus) is a bird in the rail family with an almost worldwide distribution outside Australasia as well as desert, many tropical rainforest, and the polar regions. In North America it used to be called the Common Gallinule, and in Europe it is generally simply referred to as "the Moorhen".

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