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Common Moorhen

Gallinula chloropus

FAMILY RALLIDAE 
(RAILS & COOTS) 

Habitat: Well-vegetated marshes, lakes and other wetlands

Distribution: Europe, Asia, Australia, Africa, America

Diet: Vegetable material, small aquatic creatures

Distinguishing features:  Dark brown plumage with white undertail, yellow legs, red facial shield



11-Nov-2011
11-Nov-2011 Common Moorhen Pic: SK Srinivas
Pic: SK Srinivas