Swamp Dwellers 2

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Another common waterbird that you can see at most suburban lakes in Perth is the Dusky Moorhen. We have seen plenty of them during the past week, including at Lake Monger and Herdsman Lake.

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They look superficially similar to the Purple Swamp Hens in our previous blog entry. However they are much smaller, lack the iridescent purple colour of the swamp hen, have a less dangerous looking beak, and have a yellow tip on the beak.

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