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Common Moorhen

Gallinula Chloropus


Black w/ red beak. Adult hen has white streaks along the wing feathers.


They live along streams and ponds. Thickets and grass serve as their shelter.


They feed at about 7 or 8 when the sun is up. Under the carpet of groundcover or low vegetation, they search for food and chase little frogs.

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Quezon City, Metropolitan Manila, Philippines

Spotted on Jul 22, 2011
Submitted on Jul 22, 2011

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