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American Coot (Fulica americana) discovered by Marcel Roy (#473)

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Sighting Info

Observed: January 17, 2011 @ 3:00 PM
Posted on: January 17, 2011 @ 5:02 PM (diff: 0 days)
Comments:
American Coot - 2 observed - About 16 inches (40 cm) in length and weighing 1.4 lb (0.65 kg), adults have a short thick white bill and white frontal shield, which usually has a reddish-brown spot near the top of the bill between the eyes. From up close, a dark band can be distinguished at the billtip. The body is grey with the head and neck darker than the rest of the body. Their legs are yellowish, with scalloped toes rather than webbed feet.

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By Elijah on 1/6/2019 11:38:40 PM

Great sighting! 

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