Birds of Ireland

Moorhen

Moorhen

The Moorhen is resident throughout the year in Ireland and can be seen along canals, rivers, ponds and lakes throughout the country.

Best Sites

Any area in the country near ponds, rivers and lakes.

Common in urban parks with ponds or lakes.

Moorhen at Turvey Park Dublin: Canon 7D MKll, 70 - 300 Lens, 1/2000 Sec, F5.6, ISO 320

Moorhen *Juvenile) at Bushy Park Dublin: Canon 7D MKll, 100-400 Lens, 1.4 Ext, 1/1250 Sec, F7, ISO 6400