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Common Moorhen

Gallinula chloropus


The baby moorhen looks like a fuzzy alien to me.


Freshwater lake. Marsh habitat.


Two adults, two sub-adults, and one juvenile. The juvie stayed hidden beneath the dock for most of the duration of my observation.

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West Palm Beach, Florida, USA

Spotted on Jul 22, 2013
Submitted on Jul 26, 2013

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