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native hen

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Definition of native hen in English:

noun

A moorhen found in Australia, with mainly dark plumage and a greenish bill. Also called waterhen or gallinule.
  • Genus Gallinula, family Rallidae: G. ventralis of Australia and G. mortierii of Tasmania

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