What I love about this moorhen is how his colours stand out so much - deep red beak with a yellow tip, yellow legs, and a splash of white on an otherwise black body. He kept himself away from the hoards of mallards, swans and geese, preferring his own company on the edge of the lake.

Date: February 2017
Location: UK
Camera: Canon EOS 80D
Lens: Canon EF 70-300mm f/4-5.6 IS USM
Photographer: Richard Beesley
Image reference: 17-074-RB

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