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Common Coot

Fulica atra


Found in Vondelpark in Amsterdam. It seemed to be a quite territorial bird.

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annorion 9 years ago
Fulica atra Coot

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annorion 9 years ago

Interesting...Thought it looked really familiar to the moorhens ( we have here except white and according to wikipedia ( a coot is a close relative and notes they are highly territorial during breeding.

auntnance123 9 years ago

It looks to me like a coot ( I didn't know they were in Europe too.

Amsterdam, Noord-Holland, Netherlands

Spotted on Jul 20, 2011
Submitted on Jul 20, 2011

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