Wednesday, December 01, 2010

The Wednesday Wotsit

Blue South Western Swamphen - (Porphyrio porphyrio) Has a brick-red bill and frontal shield and red eyes. Head and upperparts black. Underparts, wings deep blue, white undertail. Legs are red. Lives in swamps and marshy paddocks. It flicks its tail when walking. Seen at Yanchep National Park.

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