2009 #8

a moorhen down by the canal

I’m pretty sure that this is a moorhen. The photo was taken on St. Patrick’s day, doesn’t it look nice and sunny! Usually we get rain for the parade. Don’t forget to click through for the big version

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3 Responses

  1. Ann says:

    Yeah, I'm going to second the diagnosis – sure looks like a moorhen to me.

  2. jean pierre says:

    well, you could tell me its a chicken and i'd be none the wiser. although, we do have moorhens down by our canal and they look a bit different… are there different kinds of moorhens?

  3. Carl V. says:

    I'm right there with JP! :) I'm not sure I've ever heard of or seen one of these, but it is very cool looking.