Guardian Nature School Team Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A worldwide community photographing and learning about wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Project Noah Nature School visit nature school

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.

Species ID Suggestions

Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

Spotted by

Palm Beach, Florida, USA

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

Related Spottings

Hawaiian Coot American Coot Focha American coot

Nearby Spottings

Monarch Butterfly Northern Curley Tailed Lizard Gorilla Tricolored heron (juvenile)
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors
join Project Noah Team

Join the Project Noah Team