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Eurasian coot

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Liam
Liam 8 years ago
American Coot
Fulica americana


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3 Comments

Liam
Liam 8 years ago

American Coots have red forehead plates, and Eurasian Coots have tall white ones. Eurasian Coots are not found in California. See the difference here:
American Coot: http://gallery.photo.net/photo/10381431-...
Eurasian Coot: http://farm5.static.flickr.com/4105/4979...

Seema
Seema 8 years ago

May be its American coot..the two look so similar..

Liam
Liam 8 years ago

Didn't notice the location at first. The Eurasian Coot is quite out of range.

Seema
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Seema

Orange, California, USA

Spotted on Feb 1, 2012
Submitted on Feb 1, 2012

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