World Bird List

Species factsheet
Common Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus)

Order: Gallinula chloropus
Family: Rails, Crakes & Coots (Rallidae)

Danske navn: Grønbenet Rørhøne

Subspecies and Distribution
Subspecie Distribution
chloropus Europe and n Africa to Japan and se Asia
meridionalis Africa south of the Sahara, St. Helena
pyrrhorrhoa Madagascar, Réunion, Mauritius and Comoros Is.
orientalis Seychelles, Andamans, Malay Pen., Indonesia and Philippines
guami N Mariana Is. and Guam