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Tuesday, July 21, 2009

Purple Swamphen with Chick 2

This chick has grown up quite a bit and had started to develop his own blue purplish feather. Take a look here when he was first spotted with his "all black" coat. Still not "mature" enough to go foraging on his own though.

Still no chance of spotting the Common Moorhen (link will take you to Wing Among Us).



3 comments:

Tabib said...

Cute baby!
The colour turns from all back to blue in three weeks. That beak is still back.

madibirder said...

The Swamphens have really long fingers which they spread on the water hyacinth.
I saw the Common Moorhen both times I was there ,they come out around 3.00-6.00pm

zzlaloq said...

nice find! here only the waterhen is abundant