No.174 Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus


Rank : 2
The speciescan be seen throughout the year at Asakawa River basin mainly in mid- tolower Asakawa River. Prefers billabong and marshy place with grass around torapid stream along the shore. Bright red frontal shield and yellow-tippedred bill stand out. Breeding has been confirmed at several parts of AsakawaRiver basin; Chicks are seen in May and June. 

Common Moorhen (Adult)

Common Moorhen (Juvinile)

Common Moorhen (Adult and Chicks)

Adult (Swimming)