Watercock – Gallicrex

Watercock - Gallicrex (Gallicrex cinerea)

The genus Gallicrex only contains one member – the Watercock (Gallicrex cinerea) – which is, as suggested by its name, a waterbird in the rail and crake family Rallidae.

For more information and photos, please visit the Watercock bird species page.

A Watercock On The Swamp
A Watercock On The Swamp


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