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Plain Bush-hen Amaurornis olivacea olivacea   - Chick in nest
Plain Bush-hen
Photographer : © Ramon J Quisumbing
Location :scrub area beside forest (~1070m) Mt. Banahaw, Quezon Province, Luzon, Philippines
Date : 5 April 2012
English synonyms:Plain Bush-Hen, Philippine Bush Hen, Common Bush Hen, Common Bush-Hen, Bush-hen, Plain Swamphen, Rufous-tailed Waterhen, Rufous-tailed Bush Hen, Rufous-tailed Moorhen
Bird Family :Rallidae - Rails, crakes, bush hens, watercock, gallinules, swamphens, moorhens & coots
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :The nest was knee-high off the ground. - RJQ
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to the Philippines.
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