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Birds, also known as Aves, are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a strong yet lightweight skeleton.
The black crake (Amaurornis flavirostra) is a waterbird in the rail and crake family, Rallidae.
The black-tailed crake (Amaurornis bicolor) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae.
The brown crake (Amaurornis akool), or brown bush-hen, is a waterbird in the rail and crake family (Rallidae) found in South Asia.
Cladistics (from Greek κλάδος, cládos, i.e., "branch") is an approach to biological classification in which organisms are categorized in groups ("clades") based on the most recent common ancestor.
The isabelline bush-hen (Amaurornis isabellina) also known as Sulawesi waterhen or isabelline waterhen is a large, up to 40 cm long, rufous and brown rail.
Heinrich Gottlieb Ludwig Reichenbach (January 8, 1793 – March 17, 1879) was a German botanist and ornithologist.
In cladistics, a monophyletic group, or clade, is a group of organisms that consists of all the descendants of a common ancestor.
In biology, a monotypic taxon is a taxonomic group (taxon) that contains only one immediately subordinate taxon.
Moorhens — sometimes called marsh hens — are medium-sized water birds that are members of the rail family (Rallidae).
Morphology is a branch of biology dealing with the study of the form and structure of organisms and their specific structural features.
The New Guinea flightless rail (Megacrex inepta), also known as the Papuan flightless rail, is a species of bird in the family Rallidae, in the monotypic genus Megacrex.
The Nkulengu rail (Himantornis haematopus) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae.
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.
Philosophical Transactions of the Royal Society B: Biological Sciences is a biweekly peer-reviewed scientific journal published by the Royal Society.
The plain bush-hen (Amaurornis olivacea) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae.
Porzana is a genus of birds in the crake and rail family, (Rallidae).
The rails, or Rallidae, are a large cosmopolitan family of small- to medium-sized ground-living birds.
The Sakalava rail (Amaurornis olivieri) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae.
The striped crake (Aenigmatolimnas marginalis) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae.
In biological classification, a subfamily (Latin: subfamilia, plural subfamiliae) is an auxiliary (intermediate) taxonomic rank, next below family but more inclusive than genus.
The Talaud bush-hen (Amaurornis magnirostris) is an vulnerable waterbird in the rail and crake family.
In biology, a tribe is a taxonomic rank above genus, but below family and subfamily.
In zoological nomenclature, a type species (species typica) is the species name with which the name of a genus or subgenus is considered to be permanently taxonomically associated, i.e., the species that contains the biological type specimen(s).
The watercock (Gallicrex cinerea) is a waterbird in the rail and crake family, Rallidae.
The white-breasted waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus) is a waterbird of the rail and crake family, Rallidae, that is widely distributed across Southeast Asia and the Indian Subcontinent.
The white-browed crake (Amaurornis cinerea) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae.