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Common Gallinule, Discovery Lake, San Marcos, California

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Their cousins, the coots, are out in the open water, but the gallinules usually hang out in the reeds, impossible to photograph. I was lucky that this one was willing to be tempted out for a few seconds by duck food!
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Ginni2

Thanks, canoekaw!

canoekaw

Everyone else has said it all, great photo.

Ginni2

Thanks, Jacki!

Ginni2

They are elusive to me too, Patsy! The serious Audubon birders only see one or two gallinules in a year along the coastal river trails where I've patrolled for 12 years. They seem to be full-time residents here at Discovery Lake, but are seldom out in the open. This is a very short trail, less than a mile around the manmade "lake," but I will probably visit it at least once a week after I move, and I do carry healthy duck food where feeding is allowed, so I may see more of them.

bluebird42

Great shot Ginni -- as usual! ;-)

Great photo of this elusive bird. Maybe common, but new to me. I just read that they are good swimmers but also like to walk on vegetation floating on the water.

Ginni2

I'm reedy glad you like it, Ed!

Ginni2

I love how the shot showed off the splayed toes, Ardy. Pure luck, but I'll take it! :-)

bowlakeboy

That's a reedy nice picture.

ringleader

Looks like he's moving right along. Neat reflection of the bill. That's one big foot you caught there. Thanks, Ginni.

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