Spot-flanked gallinule

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Spot-flanked gallinule
Spot-flanked Gallinule.jpg
Scientific classification
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Genus:
Porphyriops

(Pucheran, 1845)
Species:
P. melanops
Binomial name
Porphyriops melanops
(Vieillot, 1819)
Synonyms

Gallinula melanops

The spot-flanked gallinule (Porphyriops melanops) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae. It is monotypic in the genus Porphyriops. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay. Its natural habitats are swamps and freshwater lakes.

References[edit]

  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Gallinula melanops". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.