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  1. Nice, it's funny how their chicks become more pretty as they age. Posted one year ago
  2. Very pleasant and cute scene! Posted one year 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 Julian Popov
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Uploaded May 6, 2019. Captured May 6, 2019 10:20 in Unnamed Road, 1407 Yuzhen, Sofia, Bulgaria.
  • NIKON D500
  • f/7.1
  • 1/500s
  • ISO500
  • 450mm