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Plain Bush-hen Amaurornis olivacea   - Adult
Plain Bush-hen
Photographer : © Ramon J Quisumbing
Location :scrub area beside the forest at ~760m on Mt. Banahaw, Quezon Province, southern Luzon, Philippines
Date : 4 February 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 :At my new bird feeding station near my house.

I like this photo because it shows how the PBH walks awkwardly as if its legs and neck are broken. - RJQ

Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to the Philippines.
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