Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Common moorhen

Gallinula chloropus


According to Wikipedia, the common moorhen has a wide distribution, covering many parts of the Old World. This was the first I had ever seen, on a trip to Taiwan, so I was pretty fascinated that it could swim with the shape of its feet.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

臺灣省, Taiwan

Spotted on Feb 19, 2015
Submitted on May 4, 2015

Spotted for Missions

Related Spottings

Commun Gallinule Moorhen Common moorhen Gallinula chloropus 黑水雞

Nearby Spottings

Taiwan barbet Spotting Black-crowned night heron Little egret
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors