Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global community of nature enthusiasts
photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

Common Gray Moorhen

Gallinula chloropus

Description:

The adult common moorhen has a gray front, a brown back, a white patch on its tail, and white shoulder patches. It has long yellowish-green legs and a red bill with a yellow tip. It also has a bright red forehead shield. The nonbreeding bird has a dark gray head and the breeding bird has a black head. The young common moorhen has a light gray head, a white throat, and a brown bill and forehead shield. http://www.epa.gov/region1/ge/thesite/re......

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

9 Comments

p.young713
p.young713 10 years ago

Thank You, Emma!! :)

Hema  Shah
Hema Shah 10 years ago

awesome pyoung!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Dan have you checked..?

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Welcome..!!

p.young713
p.young713 10 years ago

Thank you, AshishNimkar for all the kind words and encouragement!!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Congratulations for 1000 spottings too...!!
Your collection is precious for Project Noah..!!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

I appreciate your efforts... to grab this cute bird in its natural habitat...!!

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 10 years ago

Hi.. Its a dream.. :)

p.young713
p.young713 10 years ago

I added Video to this and new photos!

p.young713
Spotted by
p.young713

Tampa, Florida, USA

Spotted on Sep 8, 2011
Submitted on Sep 8, 2011

Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team