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Moorhen chicks

Observed: 20th May 2010 By: Graeme
The Anton River Conservation Association
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Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus).20.5.10.Anton River by ASDA.jpg
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Description:

Small black chicks with little red/yellow beakes

Identifications
Species interactions

No interactions present.

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Coot chicks are similar.

Coot chicks are similar but tend to have a fairly prominent wispy yellow 'ruff' around the necks. To make things easier, the parents are almost always nearby to help confirm the Id!