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Common Moorhen Gallinula chloropus orientalis   - Adult foraging
Common Moorhen
Photographer : © Amar-Singh HSS
Location :Malim Nawar Wetlands, Perak, Malaysia
Date : 16 January 2016
English synonyms:Moorhen, European Moorhen, Indian Moorhen, Gallinule, Common Gallinule, Indian Gallinule, Waterhen, Indian Waterhen
Bird Family :Rallidae - Rails, crakes, bush hens, watercock, gallinules, swamphens, moorhens & coots
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Large number of birds, adults and immature. All were feeding independently. Much of the prey obtained was just below the surface of the water.
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