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 Translation for 'common moorhen' from English to Norwegian
NOUN   a common moorhen | common moorhens
orn.T
sivhøne {m/f} [Gallinula chloropus]
(common) moorhen
Partial Matches
alminnelig {adj}common
3
allmenn {adj}common
vanlig {adj}common
3
felles {adj}common
zool.T
nordpadde {m/f} [Bufo bufo]
common toad
orn.T
gransanger {m} [Phylloscopus collybita]
(common) chiffchaff
orn.T
tornsanger {m} [Curruca communis, syn.: Sylvia communis]
(common) whitethroat
orn.T
sørnattergal {m} [Luscinia megarhynchos]
(common) nightingale
orn.T
trane {m/f} [Grus grus]
common crane
orn.T
musvåk {m} [Buteo buteo]
common buzzard
orn.T
svartand {m/f} [Melanitta nigra]
common scoter
orn.T
bokfink {m} [Fringilla coelebs]
(common) chaffinch
orn.T
krikkand {m/f} [Anas crecca]
common teal
orn.T
svartstrupe {m} [Saxicola rubicola]
(common) stonechat
orn.T
tårnseiler {m} [Apus apus]
common swift
orn.T
gråsisik {m} [Acanthis flammea, syn.: Carduelis flammea]
(common) redpoll
orn.T
tornirisk {m} [Linaria cannabina, syn.: Carduelis cannabina]
(common) linnet
orn.T
rødtoppfuglekonge {m} [Regulus ignicapillus, syn.: R. ignicapilla]
(common) firecrest
orn.T
enkeltbekkasin {m} [Gallinago gallinago]
common snipe
orn.T
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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