woodhen

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English[edit]

Lord Howe Woodhen
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From wood +‎ hen

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woodhen (plural woodhens)

  1. Gallirallus sylvestris, a species of bird in the family Rallidae endemic to Lord Howe Island, Australia.
    • 2005, Sean Dooley, The Big Twitch, Sydney: Allen and Unwin, page 233:
      The story of the woodhen is one outstanding conservation triumph in a plethora of tragedy.

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