15 relations: Amaurornis, Animal, Bird, Chambal River, Chordate, Genus, Gruiformes, India, Moorhen, Rail (bird), Sinhalese language, Specific name (zoology), Uttar Pradesh, Watercock, William Henry Sykes.
Amaurornis is a genus of birds in the family Rallidae.
Animals are multicellular eukaryotic organisms that form the biological kingdom Animalia.
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 Chambal River is a tributary of the Yamuna River in central India, and thus forms part of the greater Gangetic drainage system.
A chordate is an animal belonging to the phylum Chordata; chordates possess a notochord, a hollow dorsal nerve cord, pharyngeal slits, an endostyle, and a post-anal tail, for at least some period of their life cycle.
A genus (genera) is a taxonomic rank used in the biological classification of living and fossil organisms, as well as viruses, in biology.
The Gruiformes are an order containing a considerable number of living and extinct bird families, with a widespread geographical diversity.
India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.
Moorhens — sometimes called marsh hens — are medium-sized water birds that are members of the rail family (Rallidae).
The rails, or Rallidae, are a large cosmopolitan family of small- to medium-sized ground-living birds.
Sinhalese, known natively as Sinhala (සිංහල; siṁhala), is the native language of the Sinhalese people, who make up the largest ethnic group in Sri Lanka, numbering about 16 million.
In zoological nomenclature, the specific name (also specific epithet or species epithet) is the second part (the second name) within the scientific name of a species (a binomen).
Uttar Pradesh (IAST: Uttar Pradeś) is a state in northern India.
The watercock (Gallicrex cinerea) is a waterbird in the rail and crake family, Rallidae.
Colonel William Henry Sykes, FRS (25 January 1790 – 16 June 1872) was an English naturalist who served with the British military in India and was specifically known for his work with the Indian Army as a politician, Indologist and ornithologist.