Dusky Moorhen and eggs

To: "Birding-aus" <>
Subject: Dusky Moorhen and eggs
From: "Judi Wright" <>
Date: Sun, 18 Oct 2009 19:14:23 +1100
I would like to ask members if anyone knows of the record number of eggs
laid by a Dusky Moorhen.  I recently saw a nest at Gympie and when the bird
flew, I counted 17 eggs!  This seems quite extraordinary.  I have
photographs of both the bird on the nest and the eggs.


Judi Wright


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