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American Coot

Fulica americana

Description:

Black ducks

1 Species ID Suggestions

Liam
Liam 8 years ago
American Coot
Fulica americana American Coot


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3 Comments

naraekim
naraekim 8 years ago

Thank you

Birding For Fun
Birding For Fun 8 years ago

I was thinking the same thing, but wouldn't a coot have white on its backside (under it's tail which is often lifted when in the water)? It is hard to tell from the picture quality on my netbook. But if Liam says so it is probably right. : ) I retract my ID.

Liam
Liam 8 years ago

You can kinda see the white bills, and that's definitely a coot silhouette.

naraekim
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naraekim

San Leandro, California, USA

Spotted on Feb 8, 2012
Submitted on Feb 9, 2012

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