Common Moorhen
Gallinula chloropus
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The common moorhen is common on permanent waters throughout the country. The nest was photographed at TPC near Moshi (6-15), courtesy of Christine Baissac. The immature (left 2nd row) was seen in Tarangire (7-10). The lower two photos were taken in the Serengeti (2-08), courtesy of Fain Zimmerman (right) and Steve Dolberg. The other photos were all taken in Ngorongoro Crater. Click the photo above to see eight enlargements.
 
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All unattributed images on this website are:
copyright © 2001-16 Ron Eggert or David Peterson
All other images are the property of the indicated photographers:
Fain Zimmerman, Steve Dolberg, Christine Baissac

Last Update this page: 10-28-15