March Squares : Spiky / 4

Here’s a spiky, pointy beak, and some super-spiky feet! But I can’t for the life of me remember what this bird is called!  It’s in my memory bank from years ago, just need the dratted key!!



Linked to March Squares at Becky’s here



  1. I think it is called a ‘Brown Dipper’. The spiky feet are perfect for the challenge. 🙂
    Best wishes, Pete.

  2. He’s so handsome! 😍🐦 💕 xx

  3. Oh, those feet look so unnaturally pointy. Nice shot, Sue!

  4. Could it be a juvenile Moorhen? They have those weird feet. I took some photos of them at Claremont and also Painshill. Becky will know. She’s a birder!

  5. He/she is adorable whatever it is! And fabulous spikiness . . .you have clearly read my mind for what I have planned tomorrow

  6. Great spikes, Sue. And I certainly can’t help on the identification

  7. Creative choice, Sue.


  8. I’ll go for Moorhen. Looks quite similar to the Moorhens from here 🙂

  9. I think it’s definitely a juvenile moorhen, Yellow legs really seem to be a thing with water birds. 😃

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  11. It’s called Ms Cutie pie wonky legs!

  12. Yay for the Moorhen voters 🙂

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