Australasian Coot
Lobed Feet
Murray Mallee Region
Purple Swamphen
Dusky Moorhen (Gallinula tenebrosa)Class: Animals (Animalia) - Chordates (Chordata) - Birds (Aves)
Order: Cranes (Gruiformes)
Family: Rails (Rallidae)     iNaturalist Observation
Species: Dusky Moorhen (Gallinula tenebrosa)
This Photo:     🔍Parent Feeding Chick🔎

Thank you Bradley W. Jones for confirming the id of this species for us

General Species Information:
Found in the Murray Mallee SA, Adelaide Hills and possibly elsewhere

Copyright © 2010-2023 Brett & Marie Smith. All Rights Reserved. Photographed 13-Mar-2010
This species is classed as EN (Endangered) in the Murray Mallee, SA, by DENR (Regional Species Status Assessments, July 2010)