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Plain Bush-hen Amaurornis olivacea olivacea   - Nest with eggs
Plain Bush-hen
Photographer : © Ramon J Quisumbing
Location :beside the forest at ~910m, Mt. Banahaw, Quezon Province, southern Luzon, Philippines
Date : 26 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 :The nest was about a metre off the ground in shoulder-high grass in a scrub area. - RJQ
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to the Philippines.
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