Gallinule And Her Young - Click To Enlarge

Gallinule And Her Young

A Gallinule is not considered a ‘pretty’ bird, interesting, but not pretty. The babies ….. oh no, not pretty at all.

Gallinule And Her Young - Click To Enlarge
Gallinule And Her Young – Click To Enlarge

Gallinule young are late in the summer and I don’t think I ever noticed them before.

Gallinule And Her Young - Click To Enlarge
Gallinule And Her Young – Click To Enlarge

Yes, they have a bald spot, thinning feathers it appears.

Gallinule And Her Young - Click To Enlarge
Gallinule And Her Young – Click To Enlarge

Now, that is strange looking.

Gallinule And Her Young - Click To Enlarge
Gallinule And Her Young – Click To Enlarge

I had a good look at one when he wandered off. They have pretty big bald spots. Not a good thing when out in the southern sun.

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