White-breasted Waterhen

White-breasted Waterhen
English Common Name
White-breasted Waterhen
Scientific name
Amaurornis phoenicurus
Order: Gruiformes, Family: Rallidae
About 33 cm
Species Distribution
China, Taiwan, Southeast Asia
The species is widely distributed in China, Taiwan, and Southeast Asia. Today, the number of White-breasted Waterhens observed in Okinawa prefecture is increasing. Recently, they have been observed in the mainland of Japan, Kyushu, and Shikoku areas.

Updated November 2017

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