[Various bird and insect calls] [An immature purple gallinule clings to a blade of grass with its large feet. It climbs up the grass, then stops to forage for seeds.] [Explore Macaulaylibrary.org]End of transcript
Gallinules’ incredibly large feet allow them to walk across floating lily pads to feed on frogs and aquatic plants. They also use these feet to cling to grasses and forage on the seeds and grains found in reeds.
Recorded by Jay W McGowan, Macaulay Library