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American Coot

Fulica americana

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Neil Ross
Neil Ross 6 years ago

Great spotting, Matt. We have a Coot species here in Australia, but I've never seen them in a town meeting like this. Awesome!

LarryGraziano 7 years ago

Matt here is a great reference for the American Coot. You can glean the scientific name from the following link and edit this lovely spotting with that information:

LarryGraziano 7 years ago

What a lucky sighting!!! Congrats!

EmilyMarino 7 years ago

Wow! Look at all those coots!

Where did you see this birds!!! I lived in California, Newport Beach, Seal Beach and I never saw this kind of birds there much less in Huntington Beach?!

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Huntington Beach, California, USA

Lat: 33.70, Long: -118.00

Spotted on Nov 11, 2012
Submitted on Nov 13, 2012

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