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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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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.
He was impressive in the Gallinule and that has always been a good trial.
The Epsom seven plus Handel, who goes for the Gallinule, all seem to be fine,' O'Brien said.
The subjects of examples treated are gallinule nests and bicycles which may or may not be visible from the street.
Della Francesca won the Group 3 Gallinule Stakes in Ireland last year.
Act Of Valour, who heads the weights, was beaten just over four lengths in the Group 3 Gallinule Stakes at the Curragh on Sunday.
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.
GIOVANNI CANALETTO can thrust himself into the Epsom Derby picture by landing the Airlie Stud Gallinule Stakes.
Scores of twitchers have travelled hundreds of miles to get a glimpse of the Purple Gallinule or Swamphen that has settled into Saltney.
Stablemate Jan Vermeer has now replaced him at the head of the betting after a smooth success in the Gallinule Stakes.
40) could complete the Group races coup for the champion trainer with victory in the Gallinule Stakes.
We will look at the Gallinule Stakes for him in the meantime," the trainer explained.
RACING: Urban Ocean was a brave all-the-way winner of the feature Group Three Gallinule Stakes at the Curragh last night when holding the determined challenge of Sunshine Street in the pounds 35,000 contest.
As usual, the bigger hikes were at a lower level, with the exception of Homesman, who goes up 11lb to 104 for winning the Gallinule Stakes.
Giovanni Canaletto was pushed out to 16-1 for the Derby on Saturday week after his defeat by Curvy in the Gallinule Stakes.