“A wise old owl lived in an oak;
The more he saw the less he spoke;
The less he spoke the more he heard...
Why can't we all be like that bird?”
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If You Build it ... They Will Come

Recording by my cellphone:

After viewing the crocodile behavior for a bit, another activity caught my roving eye. A Common Gallinule [aka Moorhen] was working hard at getting her nest to be 'just right'...




Nesting Facts [courtesy of Cornell Ornithology Lab]
Clutch size:  3-15 eggs
Egg color:  speckled:  gray or buff
Chicks:  born with eyes open

...from wikipedia search:
Name:  Common Gallinule -but- This species was formerly called the Common Moorhen and is closely related to moorhen species in the Old World.  The term [name] is from Latin - Gallinula, roughly speaking  “chicken,” from gallīna “hen”

...Anni's Point of View:
Obviously, being that its name means chicken, the chicken came first!!!!!!   And I'm not yolking!!