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Common Gallinule

Gallinula galeata


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. Cornell Lab


wetland: Circle Bar B

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MorganKoury 10 years ago

Such a cool bird! We get them in waterways where we are too, widespread indeed!

alicelongmartin 11 years ago

As usual Claire, your photography really stands out! Purely beautiful!

rogz_lopezjr 11 years ago

nice photograph!

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Lakeland, Florida, USA

Spotted on Nov 27, 2011
Submitted on Nov 29, 2011

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