Mark Billiau.


Premium (World), region Antwerp, Belgium

Walking on water

This fluffy little Moorhen chick is so feathery that it can walk easily on top of floating leaves.
Moorhens are typical wetland birds, breeding mostly in well vegetated lakes, as can be seen in the shot.

Dutch name : Waterhoen (kuiken)
German name : Teichralle (Küken)
Latin name : Gallinula chloropus

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