gallinule vs swamphen what difference

what is difference between gallinule and swamphen

English

Etymology

From French gallinule, from Latin gallinula

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡælɪnjuːl/

Noun

gallinule (plural gallinules)

  1. A bird of one of several species in the genera Porphyrio and Gallinula of the family Rallidae.

Synonyms

  • swamphen

Derived terms

  • Allen’s gallinule, Porphyrio alleni
  • azure gallinule, Porphyrio flavirostris
  • purple gallinule, Porphyrio martinicus
  • spot-flanked gallinule, Gallinula melanops
  • Tristan gallinule, Gallinula nesiotis

Further reading

  • Rallidae on Wikipedia.Wikipedia
  • Porphyrio on Wikispecies.Wikispecies
  • Gallinula on Wikispecies.Wikispecies
  • Rallidae on Wikimedia Commons.Wikimedia Commons

French

Etymology

From Latin gallinula.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɡa.li.nyl/

Noun

gallinule f (plural gallinules)

  1. gallinule


English

Etymology

swamp +‎ hen

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈswɒmp.hɛn/

Noun

swamphen (plural swamphens)

  1. Several species of bird in the genus Porphyrio of the family Rallidae.

Synonyms

  • gallinule

Derived terms

  • African swamphen, Porphyrio madagascariensis
  • Lord Howe swamphen, Porphyrio albus
  • purple swamphen, Porphyrio porphyrio

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