Saturday, January 31, 2009

Rallidae of Lake Titicaca

Easier to go by family, no?

This is a juvenile Pardirallus sanguinolentus, or plumbeous rail, near Puno, Peru:


If you're a birdwatcher almost anywhere you probably already know this happy critter - Gallinula chloropus, the moorhen:

And this one probably looks familiar. It is Fulica ardesiaca, the andean coot:


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1 comment:

Bargeview said...

Very nice to see the rail images. Thanks for sharing them. I linked back.