2016

NY2523 : The Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus) on the nest

taken 8 years ago, near to Portinscale, Cumbria, England

The Moorhen  (Gallinula chloropus) on the nest
The Moorhen (Gallinula chloropus) on the nest
The Moorhen with its red eyes and yellow-tipped, bright red bill is a very common water bird of the United Kingdom. The species can produce up to three broods per season laying between 5 and 11 eggs between April and August.

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Geographical Context: Lakes, Wetland, Bog Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms Primary Subject: Bird
This photo is linked from: Articles: · Image Type Tags update Automatic Clusters: · Moorhen with its Red Eyes and Yellow-tipped [2] ·
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Photographer
Des Colhoun   (more nearby)
Date Taken
Tuesday, 26 April, 2016   (more nearby)
Submitted
Saturday, 30 April, 2016
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 2533 2349 [10m precision]
WGS84: 54:36.0626N 3:9.4416W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NY 2534 2350
View Direction
Southwest (about 225 degrees)
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