A chick having a bath and preening.

A chick having a bath and preening.
Species: Common Moorhen   Gallinula chloropus
Subspecies: chloropus
Author: Josep del Hoyo
Friday, June 4, 2010
Added to IBC: 7 Mar 2011 - 23:20
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Altitude (m): 
58 meters


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Josep del Hoyo, IBC1188113. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1188113.

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Josep del Hoyo, IBC1188113. Video of Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus at Parc Pairi Daiza (Paradisio), Belgium. Accessible at hbw.com/ibc/1188113.

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