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Common Moorhen © 2021 J. Dean

The Common Gallinule is Not a Chicken

A.K.A. Common Moorhen, Swamp Chicken or Waterhen

Not everyone is impressed when learning you are planning to shoot gallinules. Most people respond by asking, “why?”

My answer is, “because they are beautiful, interesting birds.” No guns are involved.




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John Dean

John Dean

Writer, blogger, lover of nature, music, photography, and Goldendoodles. Top writer in Government. Editor of Dean’s List.

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