White-breasted Waterhen

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Amaurornis phoenicurus
Nepali Name: सिमकुखुरा Sim Kukhura

White-breasted Waterhen Nepal
White-breasted Waterhen. Nagdaha, Lalitpur, Nepal. 1,375 meters. 9 July, 2022. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.
White-breasted Waterhen Nepal
White-breasted Waterhen. Nagdaha, Lalitpur, Nepal. 1,375 meters. 9 July, 2022. Photo: Ashish Shrestha.

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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