Displays of Moorhen

In bis paper on the breeding behaviour and biology of the Moorhen Gallinula chloropus (Brit. Birds 67: 104-115, 137-158), N. A. Wood described displays performed on water when intruders were near a nest containing eggs and young. On 12th June 1975, at Wisbech sewage-farm, Lincolnshire/Norfolk, I photographed a somewhat different form of display in this situation, which was pe


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