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Subject: [Rails] Staty-breasted Rail and White-breasted Waterhen [Print This Page]

Author: John Holmes    Time: 29/06/2013 16:24     Subject: Staty-breasted Rail and White-breasted Waterhen


Ponds 16/17 at Mai Po

I don't think I've ever seen White-breasted Waterhen behaving so aggressively before, but they do have young around.  He chased the Slaty-breasted Rail right off the scrape !

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Author: kmike    Time: 30/06/2013 08:08

Wonderful John!

Is this the first ever image of a Slaty-breasted rail in flight?

Author: wleepoin    Time: 30/06/2013 09:02

Great Capture! A nice reward for venturing out in this hot summer!

Author: John Holmes    Time: 30/06/2013 19:58     Subject: Off the Rails at MPNR

Thanks folks..... Mike, I've never seen one flying before, that's for sure...

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