|Copyright: Gary Catterick (K10D)
|Date Taken: 2014-02-09|
|Camera: Pentax K3 SE, Sigma 100-300mm f/4 EX DG|
|Exposure: f/4, 1/4000 seconds|
|More Photo Info: [view]|
|Photo Version: Original Version|
|Date Submitted: 2014-02-12 3:55|
|[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note|
|I don't know what this is! Maybe a moor hen?|
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nice face, TFS Ori
Hello from a fellow West Australian.
Nice original view and sharp.
I am pretty sure it is a Purple Swamphen (Porphyrio porphyrio), related to Moorhens. The Dusky Moorhen has a smaller beak and the neck is grey rather than blue as in your photo.