Birds & Mammals - MichielJanssen
Rallus aquaticus - Waterral - Water Rail - Rascón europea

Rallus aquaticus - Waterral - Water Rail - Rascón europea

This rail a very shy bird hiding in dense vegetation but when its world is frozen it has to come out to find food. This particular bird was very easy to approach up to several meters.
Photo taken near Vlaardingen (the Netherlands) on 17 January, 2010.