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White-breasted Waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus)

 
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Feb 22, 2010 04:58 |  #1

The White-breasted Waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus) (external link) is a waterbird of the rail and crake family Rallidae that is widely distributed across South and Southeast Asia. They are dark slaty birds with a clean white face, breast and belly. They are somewhat bolder than most other rails and are often seen stepping slowly with their tail cocked upright in open marshes or even drains near busy roads. They are largely crepuscular in activity and during the breeding season after the first rains make loud and persistent croaky calls.

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Feb 22, 2010 05:51 |  #2

Great shot, love the background.


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Feb 22, 2010 07:48 |  #3

Great shot here. He definitly has that sora/rail shape to him.


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Feb 22, 2010 08:09 |  #4

Great shot


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Feb 22, 2010 09:43 |  #5

Super image, well done! Thanks for all the info. too!


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Feb 22, 2010 10:30 |  #6

Very nice like the colors on that one... Also thanks for the info, birder first pictures when I rem------forgot:confused:


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Feb 22, 2010 11:17 |  #7

Loveyl image of this bird well out in the open.


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Feb 22, 2010 15:21 |  #8

Pretty shot. He is much like our moor hen.


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Feb 22, 2010 15:46 |  #9

great photo of a great looking bird
never heard of this one before so thanks for the info


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Feb 22, 2010 16:02 |  #10

Super shot, is it a common bird where you're at?


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Feb 24, 2010 03:27 |  #11

Thank you all for the comments. :) Paul this bird is very common where I live. What is uncommon though is the bird being at eye level and the sun being kind to me. :)

The White-breasted Waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus) (external link) is a waterbird of the rail and crake family Rallidae that is widely distributed across South and Southeast Asia. They are dark slaty birds with a clean white face, breast and belly. They are somewhat bolder than most other rails and are often seen stepping slowly with their tail cocked upright in open marshes or even drains near busy roads. They are largely crepuscular in activity and during the breeding season after the first rains make loud and persistent croaky calls.

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Feb 24, 2010 04:48 |  #12

That's a nice shot


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Aug 31, 2010 19:36 |  #13

THanks artyman

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Aug 31, 2010 20:42 |  #14

GREAT shots -- love the tail on that bird!


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Aug 31, 2010 21:17 |  #15

Looks like a virginia rail only better! Good stuff.


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