Body dark grey to black with head and underparts paler grey. Forehead red, and bill red with a yellow tip. Legs green-grey to green-red. Body up to 40 cm long.
Dusky Moorhens call with a trumpet-like tone. They eat various food items, including weed and molluscs.
Mainly wetland areas.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Least Concern