ID this bird

Griñón, Madrid, Spain

ID this birdie. The little one in the hands is a baby (which I believe to be the same species as the mature one)

Ty.

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Vancleave, MS(Zone 8b)

in US it is called a Common Moorhen

Northumberland, United Kingdom(Zone 9a)

Yep, Common Moorhen / Gallineta Común Gallinula chloropus

Resin

Merritt Island, FL(Zone 10a)

...and, according to the 52nd AOU Checklist supplement, the Common Moorhen name has been reverted to its prior name-Common Gallinule.

Northumberland, United Kingdom(Zone 9a)

Quote from OldNed :
...and, according to the 52nd AOU Checklist supplement, the Common Moorhen name has been reverted to its prior name-Common Gallinule.


Hi OldNed - only for the New World populations, now split as Gallinula galeata. Still Common Moorhen for Old World Gallinula chloropus, as in this bird in Spain.

Resin

Merritt Island, FL(Zone 10a)

Hi Resin...Yep-meant to say "...the Common Moorhen name, in North America, has been reverted to..."

Tempe, AZ

Yep this sure is a Common Moorhen! Those are one of my favorite birds! I think that they are just lovely! I just love that red patch on their head and beaks! They take great reflection photos!

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