Eurasian Coot

Eurasian Coot -Fulica atra


Heritage Wetlands, Wonga Park:  2016:  September.  
Ruffey Lake Park, Doncaster:  2016:  October, November.
Banyule Flats:  2016:  November.


A very widespread species from Europe down to Australia.  A wetland bird which eats vegetation either in the water or on land.   Can be belligerent.

Chicks have bright yellow-orange (down) and red heads (bare skin).

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