June 10, 2018 Birds 0

The Eurasian coot (Fulica atra), also known as the common coot, is a member of the rail and crake bird family, the Rallidae. The scientific name is from Latin; Fulica is “coot”, and atra is “black”.[6] It is found in Europe, Asia, Australia and parts of Africa. The Australian subspecies is known as the Australian coot.

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