|Photographed at MacKay Botanic Gardens, MacKay, Queensland February 2018|
1239 PALE-VENTED BUSH-HEN Amaurornis moluccana
Also known as Rufous-taied Bush-hen, Rufous-tailed waterhen and just Bush-hen. Found in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, Australia and the Solomon Islands. In Australia found in coastal Top End, down east coast from Cape Yourk to about Port Macquarie. Habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest. Very much a skulker.