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Common Gallinule

Gallinula galeata

Description:

The most widely distributed member of the rail family, the Common Gallinule inhabits marshes and ponds from Canada to Chile, from northern Europe to southern Africa, and across Asia to the Pacific. Vocal and boldly marked, the species can be quite conspicuous, sometimes using its long toes to walk atop floating vegetation.

Habitat:

Forested Swamp

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EmilyMarino
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Spotted on Jan 12, 2016
Submitted on Jan 17, 2016

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