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Media Ref #
©SDM03011011
Media Name:
Dusky Moorhen (Gallinula tenebrosa) Hervey Bay, Queensland, Australia
Photographer:
Steven David Miller
Copyright:
Steven David Miller
Added Date:
01/12/2014
License Type:
Rights Managed
Media Type:
Digital Image
Release Status:
No Release  
Orientation:
Vertical
Other:
Digital Processing & Captions by Linda Lee Rathbun
Description:
Dusky moorhens form cooperative breeding groups with several adults sharing the same nest and caring for all the hatchlings. Juveniles from previous clutches also help to care for the hatchlings. This group lives in Queensland's Hervey Bay Botanical Gardens.