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Bird Sightings : Hebrides : Moorhen

 

 

Awaiting image for this species

 

 

Moorhen

(Moggyhen, Moggy, Moggies, Wat(t)erhen, Woggiehen, Watter-hen, Moran)

Gallinula chloropus

Gaelic: Cearc-uisge

 

  • Moorhen
  • Gallinula chlorlopus
  • Gaelic: Cearc-uisge
  • WI: Uncommon resident breeder (10-99 breeding pairs) TBC

 

Moorhen records in the Western Isles

Uncommon resident breeder (10-99 breeding pairs) TBC


On the chart below the darker the shade of blue the more abundant the Moorhen is during a month or the more likely you are to see it.

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M

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(Source: Outer Hebrides Birds Checklist)

 

 

 

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