Classification
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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

Photos / Sounds

What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

dominic

Date

October 30, 2014

Description

One of the flocks that makes its home in the park.

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eurasian Coot Fulica atra ssp. australis

Observer

ctnash

Date

September 22, 2010 12:14 PM EST

Description

Coot? With unusual blue coloured top beak. Tail raised, maybe breading display? On the banks of Cooper Creek, along the Strzelecki Track.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eurasian Coot Fulica atra ssp. australis

Observer

ctnash

Date

September 22, 2010 12:14 PM EST

Description

Coot? With unusual blue coloured top beak. Tail raised, maybe breading display? On the banks of Cooper Creek, along the Strzelecki Track.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eurasian Coot Fulica atra ssp. australis

Observer

ctnash

Date

September 22, 2010 12:14 PM EST

Description

Coot? With unusual blue coloured top beak. Tail raised, maybe breading display? On the banks of Cooper Creek, along the Strzelecki Track.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eurasian Coot Fulica atra ssp. australis

Observer

ctnash

Date

September 10, 2010 05:05 PM EST

Description

Adult plumage. Swimming. Along Birdsville Track.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eurasian Coot Fulica atra ssp. australis

Observer

ctnash

Date

September 10, 2010 05:05 PM EST

Description

Adult plumage. Swimming. Along Birdsville Track.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

What

Eurasian Coot Fulica atra ssp. australis

Observer

ctnash

Date

September 10, 2010 05:05 PM EST

Description

Adult plumage. Swimming. Along Birdsville Track.

Tags

Photos / Sounds

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What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

jaykeller

Date

October 30, 2014 04:59 PM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

andyk

Date

October 23, 2014 09:28 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

anudibranchmom

Date

October 30, 2014 08:23 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

American Coot Fulica americana

Observer

dpom

Date

October 30, 2014 09:33 AM PDT

Photos / Sounds

Square

What

Australian coot Fulica atra ssp. australis

Observer

parobbert

Date

October 22, 2014
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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.