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Gallicrex cinerea

(Watercock)

Common Names

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Common Names in Dutch:

Waterhaan

Common Names in English:

Watercock, Water Cock

Common Names in French:

Râle à crÍte

Common Names in German:

Wasserhahn

Common Names in Japanese:

ツルクイナ

Common Names in Russian:

Камышница рогатая

Description

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Habitat

Typically found in a lake at a mean distance from sea level of 57.70 meters (189.30 feet).[1]

Ecology: List of Habitats :

Taxonomy

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Synonyms

Gallicrex cinerea (Gmelin, 1789) • Gallicrex cinerea (J. F. Gmelin, 1789)

Notes

Name Status: Accepted Name .

Last scrutiny: 28-Nov-2006

Similar Species

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Members of the genus Gallicrex

ZipcodeZoo has pages for 2 species and subspecies in this genus:

G. cinerea (Watercock) · G. cinerea cinerea (Water Cock)

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Further Reading

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Notes

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Contributors

Data Sources

Accessed through GBIF Data Portal December 09, 2007:

Identifiers

Footnotes

  1. Standard Deviation = 731.960 based on 33 observations. Altitude information for each observation from British Oceanographic Data Centre. [back]
Last Revised: 2014-04-23