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White-breasted Waterhen Amaurornis phoenicurus phoenicurus  
White-breasted Waterhen
Photographer : © Pathmanath Samaraweera
Location :Lunawa Lagooon, close to Colombo, Sri Lanka
Date : December 2008
English synonyms:White-breasted Water Hen, White-breasted Swamphen, White-breasted Bush-hen
Bird Family :Rallidae - Rails, Crakes, Bush Hens, Watercock, Gallinules, Swamphens, Moorhens & Coots
Bird Group :GRUIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :These images are of two White breasted Waterhen taken a few days apart: male on right; female on left.