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Double common Moorhen, Epe Zoo  Common Moorhen,Epe,Europe,Gallinula chloropus,Geotagged,Netherlands,The Netherlands,Wissel Click/tap to enlarge

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  1. Double Moorhen! New species... "Magic Mirror on the wall, who is the fairest one of all?" Posted 5 years ago

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The Common Moorhen is a bird in the Rallidae family with an almost worldwide distribution. The North and South American Committees of the AOU and the IOC have voted on or before July 2011 to split the American forms into a new species Common Gallinule, however, no other committee has voted to change taxonomy yet. In that light, the American forms can now be found under a separate species listing Common Gallinule,
however all forms can still be found here until further actions are taken. It.. more

Similar species: Crane-like Birds
Species identified by Ferdy Christant
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By Ferdy Christant

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Uploaded May 12, 2014. Captured Jul 28, 2012 12:51 in Woesterbergweg 2B, 8162 RD Epe, The Netherlands.
  • NIKON D7000
  • f/5.6
  • 1/200s
  • ISO450
  • 270mm