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Update on the moorhens


Today it seems that the moorhens (Gallinula chloropus) hatched yet another brood, if you can call one a brood!
Hearing her chittering rather than an alarm call, I went to investigate and found just the one baby moorhen, so this is probably the only one hatched.
Hopefully this one will escape the attentions of the wild cat which had the other broods.

Baby moorhen sitting in the dried leaves of the beech tree

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thank you for showing ;) hope it does escape the cats too.

from jane!!!

6 Jul, 2013


Cute! Let's hope the cats have had enough of moorhens for one year and leave this one alone!

6 Jul, 2013


Isn't it a sweetie. Keep safe little moorhen.

6 Jul, 2013


cute in the extreme. :o)

6 Jul, 2013

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