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American coot

Fulica americana


The American Coot is a bird of the family Rallidae, inhabiting wetlands and open water bodies. The call is a high-pitched squeaking honk somewhat like a goose's but more hollow sounding. [edit]


Wakodahatchee wetlands FL


Not sure of the species of the chick in the foreground.

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Palm Beach, Florida, USA

Spotted on May 24, 2012
Submitted on May 25, 2012

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