Translation for 'common moorhen' from English to Norwegian
NOUN   a common moorhen | common moorhens
sivhøne {m/f} [Gallinula chloropus]
(common) moorhen
Partial Matches
alminnelig {adj}common
allmenn {adj}common
vanlig {adj}common
felles {adj}common
nordpadde {m/f} [Bufo bufo]
common toad
gransanger {m} [Phylloscopus collybita]
(common) chiffchaff
tornsanger {m} [Curruca communis, syn.: Sylvia communis]
(common) whitethroat
sørnattergal {m} [Luscinia megarhynchos]
(common) nightingale
trane {m/f} [Grus grus]
common crane
musvåk {m} [Buteo buteo]
common buzzard
svartand {m/f} [Melanitta nigra]
common scoter
bokfink {m} [Fringilla coelebs]
(common) chaffinch
krikkand {m/f} [Anas crecca]
common teal
svartstrupe {m} [Saxicola rubicola]
(common) stonechat
tårnseiler {m} [Apus apus]
common swift
gråsisik {m} [Acanthis flammea, syn.: Carduelis flammea]
(common) redpoll
tornirisk {m} [Linaria cannabina, syn.: Carduelis cannabina]
(common) linnet
rødtoppfuglekonge {m} [Regulus ignicapillus, syn.: R. ignicapilla]
(common) firecrest
enkeltbekkasin {m} [Gallinago gallinago]
common snipe
gravand {m/f} [Tadorna tadorna]
(common) shelduck
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Usage Examples English
  • The common moorhen lives around well-vegetated marshes, ponds, canals and other wetlands.
  • It has been known to take large waterbirds such as the common moorhen.
  • Notwithstanding the limited scale of the lake a large number of birds are regularly found here, including little grebe, little ringed plover, and common moorhen.
  • Mallard and great crested grebe are breeding in the lake, just like are occasionally common moorhen and Canada goose (introduced in Sweden in the 1930s).
  • Bird life at the lake was abundant before the lake was dredged in 1973. Since then it has been reduced but has a stable population of mute swan, mallard, reed bunting, and common moorhen.

  • One of the endangered birds, the Mariana common moorhen, has a Saipan population of 30–40.
  • The lake serves as a haven for water birds like lesser whistling duck, common moorhen, white-breasted waterhen, rufous treepie, cattle egret, cormorants and other species.
  • Among the birds which inhabit the place apart from the common moorhen which is a bird exclusively found in Fuvahmulah only in the Maldivian archipelago, Maldivian white-breasted waterhen ("Amaurornis phoenicurus maldivus") which is an endemic species of the Maldives too can be sighted by the lakeside.
  • This area is the only designated critical habitat in Guam because it was home to some of the last confirmed populations of the Mariana fruit bat, Guam kingfisher, Mariana common moorhen and Mariana crow.
  • The common moorhen has been spotted too.

  • The Réunion swamphen was described as being as large as the Réunion ibis (previously known as Réunion solitaire), while the Réunion rail might have reached approximately the size of the common moorhen.
  • The common moorhen is the most common native waterbird; very small numbers of American coot and pied-billed grebe are breeding.
  • Common carp and "Carassius auratus langsdorfii" were introduced in 1910 and tilapia in 1955. [...] Birds include mallard, Pacific reef heron, common moorhen and cattle egret.
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