White breast Waterhen
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White-breasted Waterhen
White breasted Water Hen - photograph © Rajiv Lather

White-breasted Waterhen (Amaurornis phoenicurus) is a common breeding resident, found in scrubby wetlands of Haryana. Locally called Dawak or Dahak, this marsh bird has white on face and breast and rusty red under the tail. Feeds on insects, molluscs, grain and worms.

Another photograph of White-breasted Waterhen by David Behrens here.

Order: GRUIFORMES    Family: Rallidae    Size: 33 cm    Food: seeds, insects, small fish

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