Rallidae

Grey-headed Swamphen

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Porphyrio poliocephalus
Nepali Name: कु्र्मा (Kurma)

Purple Swamphen at Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal
Jagadishpur Reservoir, Kapilvastu, Nepal. 110 m. 3 February, 2017. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
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White-breasted Waterhen

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Amaurornis phoenicurus
Nepali Name: सिमकुखुरा Sim Kukhura

Notes:
1. Reacts to playback very well.
2. Keeps to the thickets as much as it can. That was the reason why seeing or hearing this bird frequently around Kathmandu, it took a while to get a good shot.

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Common Coot

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Fulica atra
Nepali Name: मरूल (Marul)

Notes:
1. One of the tamest birds in Taudaha. Winter visitor.

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Common Moorhen

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Gallinula chloropus
Nepali Name: बगाले सिमकुखुरा (Bagale Simkukhura)

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