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Common Moorhen

Common Moorhen

Scientific name:
Gallinula chloropus
Habitat :
Wetlands with open water with fringent emergent vegetation
Birdwatch note :
Red frontal shield, all dark grey with white undertail overts and stripes on flanks. Comfortable on land and swimming. Head jerks while swimming. Commonly seen in Candaba Marsh.
Photo credit :
Romy Ocon, www.pbase.com/liquidstone
Location:
Candaba Marsh, Pampanga