Walking on Water

Image #211021

Not really. This Purple Gallinule at the Stick Marsh is not actually walking on water but atop the large leaves of the floating vegetation. The Gallinule’s immensely large feet distribute the bird’s weight across the leaf to prevent it from sinking into the water.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.