Gallinules own the pond

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Common Gallinule, juvenile, gets its greens.

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I stopped by the pond at Indian RiverSide Park the other day and spied on the gallinules, since nothing else was around except some bold beggar squirrels.

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The fluffy white undertail looks like a bunny rabbit butt.

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Nearby, an adult…

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…was preening.

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Looking good, little gallinule.

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