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  • Scientific Names
    • Rallidae
  • Spanish
    • Gallaretas, polluelas y pollas de agua
  • English
    • Rails, Gallinules, and Coots

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Recent observations

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Square

What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

andyk

Date

January 28, 2015 11:56 AM CST

Photos / Sounds

What

Weka Gallirallus australis

Observer

damontighe

Date

July 27, 2004 04:11 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

Weka (Gallirallus australis), South Island, New Zealand

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

finatic

Date

January 24, 2015 04:09 PM PST

Description

Orange County, California, US

Photos / Sounds

Observer

pintail

Date

July 31, 2005

Description

Seosan

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Eurasian Coot Fulica atra

Observer

pintail

Date

February 12, 2005

Description

Seosan

Photos / Sounds

Square

Observer

pintail

Date

October 14, 2006

Description

Seosan

Photos / Sounds

Observer

pintail

Date

June 6, 2005

Description

Seosan

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

mrfish33

Date

December 27, 2011

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Coot (Fulica americana) Fulica americana

Observer

lilerbie3

Date

January 27, 2015 05:20 PM PST

Description

Santee lakes

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

jsoria

Date

January 27, 2015 11:17 AM PST

Description

Fulica americana

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

aureliomolinahdz

Date

January 27, 2014 03:31 PM CST

Photos / Sounds

P1590845

What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

muir

Date

January 25, 2015 10:35 AM EST

Place

(Somewhere...)
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Description from Wikipedia

The rails, or Rallidae, are a large cosmopolitan family of small- to medium-sized birds. The family exhibits considerable diversity and also includes the crakes, coots, and gallinules. Many species are associated with wetlands, although the family is found in every terrestrial habitat except dry deserts, polar regions, and alpine areas above the snow line. Members of the Rallidae occur on every continent except Antarctica. There are numerous island species. The most common rail habitats are marshland...

No range data available.