Common Moorhen

photo by Andreas Trepte

Scientific classification

Order

Gruiformes

Family

Rallidae

Subfamily

Gallinula

Species

chloropus

Appearance

* Medium sized bird with black plumage
* Red shield on the forehead and large greenish feet
* Size: about 33 cm

Habitat

Wetlands

Countries

Africa
Americas
Asia
Europe
Oceania

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