Makira woodhen

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Makira woodhen
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Genus: Gallinula
Species: G. silvestris
Binomial name
Gallinula silvestris
(Mayr, 1933)

The Makira woodhen (Gallinula silvestris), also known as the Makira moorhen, is a species of bird in the family Rallidae. It is endemic to Solomon Islands. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss.


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