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Index Watercock

The watercock (Gallicrex cinerea) is a waterbird in the rail and crake family, Rallidae. [1]

36 relations: Amaurornis, Animal, Asia, Beak, Bird, Bird egg, Bird vocalization, China, Chordate, Clade, Edward Blyth, Fish, Forage, Frontal shield, Gruiformes, India, Indonesia, Insect, Japan, Johann Friedrich Gmelin, Korea, Monotypic taxon, Moorhen, New Guinea flightless rail, Nkulengu rail, Pakistan, Philippines, Plumage, Rail (bird), Range (biology), Reed bed, Seed, Sexual dimorphism, Sri Lanka, Striped crake, Swamp.


Amaurornis is a genus of birds in the family Rallidae.

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Animals are multicellular eukaryotic organisms that form the biological kingdom Animalia.

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Asia is Earth's largest and most populous continent, located primarily in the Eastern and Northern Hemispheres.

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The beak, bill, or rostrum is an external anatomical structure of birds that is used for eating and for preening, manipulating objects, killing prey, fighting, probing for food, courtship and feeding young.

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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.

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Bird egg

Bird eggs are laid by the females and incubated for a time that varies according to the species; a single young hatches from each egg.

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Bird vocalization

Bird vocalization includes both bird calls and bird songs.

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China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.

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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.

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A clade (from κλάδος, klados, "branch"), also known as monophyletic group, is a group of organisms that consists of a common ancestor and all its lineal descendants, and represents a single "branch" on the "tree of life".

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Edward Blyth

Edward Blyth (23 December 1810 – 27 December 1873) was an English zoologist who worked for most of his life in India as a curator of zoology at the museum of the Asiatic Society of India in Calcutta.

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Fish are gill-bearing aquatic craniate animals that lack limbs with digits.

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Forage is a plant material (mainly plant leaves and stems) eaten by grazing livestock.

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Frontal shield

A frontal shield, also known as a facial shield or frontal plate, is a feature of the anatomy of several bird species.

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The Gruiformes are an order containing a considerable number of living and extinct bird families, with a widespread geographical diversity.

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India (IAST), also called the Republic of India (IAST), is a country in South Asia.

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Indonesia (or; Indonesian), officially the Republic of Indonesia (Republik Indonesia), is a transcontinental unitary sovereign state located mainly in Southeast Asia, with some territories in Oceania.

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Insects or Insecta (from Latin insectum) are hexapod invertebrates and the largest group within the arthropod phylum.

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Japan (日本; Nippon or Nihon; formally 日本国 or Nihon-koku, lit. "State of Japan") is a sovereign island country in East Asia.

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Johann Friedrich Gmelin

Johann Friedrich Gmelin (8 August 1748 – 1 November 1804) was a German naturalist, botanist, entomologist, herpetologist, and malacologist.

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Korea is a region in East Asia; since 1945 it has been divided into two distinctive sovereign states: North Korea and South Korea.

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Monotypic taxon

In biology, a monotypic taxon is a taxonomic group (taxon) that contains only one immediately subordinate taxon.

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Moorhens — sometimes called marsh hens — are medium-sized water birds that are members of the rail family (Rallidae).

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New Guinea flightless rail

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.

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Nkulengu rail

The Nkulengu rail (Himantornis haematopus) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae.

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Pakistan (پاکِستان), officially the Islamic Republic of Pakistan (اِسلامی جمہوریہ پاکِستان), is a country in South Asia.

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The Philippines (Pilipinas or Filipinas), officially the Republic of the Philippines (Republika ng Pilipinas), is a unitary sovereign and archipelagic country in Southeast Asia.

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Plumage ("feather") refers both to the layer of feathers that cover a bird and the pattern, colour, and arrangement of those feathers.

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Rail (bird)

The rails, or Rallidae, are a large cosmopolitan family of small- to medium-sized ground-living birds.

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Range (biology)

In biology, the range of a species is the geographical area within which that species can be found.

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Reed bed

Reed beds are natural habitats found in floodplains, waterlogged depressions, and estuaries.

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A seed is an embryonic plant enclosed in a protective outer covering.

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Sexual dimorphism

Sexual dimorphism is the condition where the two sexes of the same species exhibit different characteristics beyond the differences in their sexual organs.

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Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka (Sinhala: ශ්‍රී ලංකා; Tamil: இலங்கை Ilaṅkai), officially the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, is an island country in South Asia, located in the Indian Ocean to the southwest of the Bay of Bengal and to the southeast of the Arabian Sea.

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Striped crake

The striped crake (Aenigmatolimnas marginalis) is a species of bird in the family Rallidae.

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A swamp is a wetland that is forested.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Watercock

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