Saturday, February 15, 2020

A Moorhen

I have long known this bird as a common moorhen, but in googling it for certainty I learned that it is often confused with some similar birds, the coots and the common gallinule.
The bright red shield with a bright yellow tip of the beak put this in the moorhen camp.


RedPat said...

A distinguished looking bird, Jack!

William Kendall said...

Beautiful, Jack.