Moorhen walking underwater.--In view of the controversy mentioned in a footnote in The Handbook (5: 198-199) and the various records of Moorhens Gallinula chloropus submerging or swimming underwater which have been published in British Birds since that time, the following observation of one walking underwater seems worth noting. On 31 st May 1964, near Bolventor, Cornwall, I saw a Moorhen walk rig...

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