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Common Moorhen

Gallinula chloropus


About 14 inches in length, blackish head and neck and a brownish forehead. There are some white sreakes below the wing.


Lakes, marshes, placid rivers and ponds. Enjoys tall reeds and grasses for cover. Saw this one in a small lake in Texas.

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San Angelo, Texas, USA

Spotted on May 8, 2013
Submitted on May 8, 2013

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