A Common Moorhen in breeding plumage observed at John Bunker Sands Wetland Center in Seagoville, Texas.

Common Moorhen - Bright Beak

Common Moorhen - Bright Beak

Common Moorhen - Bright Beak

Common Moorhen - Bright Beak

Common Moorhen - Bright Beak

Common Moorhen - Bright Beak

Common Moorhen - Bright Beak

Common Moorhen - Bright Beak

Common Moorhen - Bright Beak

Common Moorhen - Bright Beak

Common Moorhen - Bright Beak

Common Moorhen - Bright Beak

Observation Details

County Dallas
City Seagoville
Date May 5, 2013
Time of Day Midmorning
Temperature Cool (50-69°F/10-21°C)
Weather Partly Cloudy
Habitat Recreation-Park
Type of Behavior Roaming
Gender Uncertain
Maturity Adult
Observer Chris Jackson
Main Article Common Moorhen Observation Location

2 Replies to “Common Gallinule – Bright Beak”

    1. Yep, I wrestled with this a little bit before deciding on Common Moorhen. I forget now which reference guide I decided to defer to. I will revisit.

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