Pale-vented bush-hen

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Pale-vented bush-hen
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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Family: Rallidae
Genus: Amaurornis
Species: A. moluccana
Binomial name
Amaurornis moluccana
(Wallace, 1865)
  • Amaurornis moluccanus

The pale-vented bush-hen (Amaurornis moluccana), also known as the rufous-tailed bush-hen or rufous-tailed waterhen, is a species of bird in the family Rallidae.

It is found in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Australia and the Solomon Islands. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.