Rufous-tailed Bush-Hen

Amaurornis moluccana

Order

GRUIFORMES

Family

Rails, Gallinules and Coots (Rallidae)

Code 4

Non-AOU

Code 6

AMAMOL

ITIS

HEAD

Rufous-tailed Bush-Hen Head Illustration
  • Bill Shape: All-purpose
  • Eye Color: Dark brown.
  • Head pattern: Plain
  • Crown Color: Gray
  • Forehead Color: Gray
  • Nape Color: Gray-brown.
  • Throat Color: Gray
  • Cere color: No Data

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BODY

Rufous-tailed Bush-Hen Body Illustration
  • Length Range: 23-28 cm (9-11 in)
  • Weight: 128-247 g (4.5-8.7 oz)
  • Size: Medium (9 - 16 in)
  • Color Primary: Brown, Gray
  • Underparts: Gray
  • Upperparts: Brown
  • Back Pattern: Solid
  • Belly Pattern: Solid
  • Breast Pattern: Solid

FLIGHT

Rufous-tailed Bush-Hen Flight Illustration
  • Flight Pattern: Swift direct flight with rapid wing beats.
  • Wingspan Range: 43-48 cm (17-19 in)
  • Wing Shape: Rounded-Wings
  • Tail shape: Rounded Tail
  • Tail Pattern: Plain
  • Upper Tail: Brown
  • Under Tail: Rufous or rust.
  • Leg Color: Yellow
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