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Synonyms for gallinule

any of various small aquatic birds of the genus Gallinula distinguished from rails by a frontal shield and a resemblance to domestic hens

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He was due to go to Chester but had a little hold-up and it's less than two weeks since he ran in the Gallinule.
Puerto Rico was an easy winner of the Gallinule Stakes at the Curragh in May and has been the subject of support this week.
Reflecting the greater amount of information on bicycles as opposed to gallinule nests, the a posteriori coefficient of variation of [lambda] was only [sigma]([lambda]|X)/E([lambda]|X) = 11%.
The Epsom seven plus Handel, who goes for the Gallinule, all seem to be fine,' O'Brien said.
Aleppo, North Syria, (SANA) -- Animal Protection Project in Syria has confirmed witnessing a huge number of Gallinules for the first time in humid areas in al-Jabboul moor near Aleppo, during filming a documentary of the most important birds living in the nature reserve in the region.
The Purple Gallinule is thought to originate from the Far East but debate has raged about whether the visitor to Saltney's Balderton Brook is an escapee from a local collection or a genuine migrant.
Stablemate Jan Vermeer has now replaced him at the head of the betting after a smooth success in the Gallinule Stakes.
Murtagh is aiming for a fourth win in the blue riband and is bullish about the chances of the Aidan O'Brien-trained favourite, who leapt into the Classic picture when winning the Gallinule Stakes at the Curragh just two weeks ago.
The Darley Irish Oaks would be the obvious alternative for the talented filly but a clash with the colts could be tempting as she defeated subsequent Investec Derby fourth Giovanni Canaletto in the Gallinule Stakes, a race that gave her an automatic entry in the Irish Derby.
Della Francesca won the Group 3 Gallinule Stakes in Ireland last year.
Scores of twitchers have travelled hundreds of miles to get a glimpse of the Purple Gallinule or Swamphen that has settled into Saltney.
But he was back in the winner's enclosure a fortnight later after comfortably landing the odds with a three-length score from stablemate Meekong River in the Group 3 Gallinule Stakes at the Curragh.
GIOVANNI CANALETTO can thrust himself into the Epsom Derby picture by landing the Airlie Stud Gallinule Stakes.
Their trainer Aidan O'Brien, who has won the last three runnings of the Classic, will instead rely on Chester Vase winner Hans Holbein, Giovanni Canaletto, who finished second in the Gallinule Stakes and is a ?
Found wasn't the only Ryan Moore-ridden favourite to finish well but fail to get up as Giovanni Canaletto was beaten at evens in the Gallinule.