Adult Eurasian Coot

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Colouring Black with white bill and red eyes
Voice Load explosive squeaks
Feeds on Grass seed, shoots, snails, tadpoles
Flight Low, quick but heavy
Nesting Semi-Floating
Social Large Flocks
Adult Eurasian Coot
Adult Eurasian Coot
Also Known As ..
Page Last Updated 5/9/2018 9:25:00 AM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Secure
Order Gruiformes
Family Rallidae
Species Fulica Atra
Category Coots
StdName Eurasian Coot
Vital Statistics
Length 36 to 38 cms
Weight 600 to 900 gms
Wingspan 70 to 80 cms
Lifespan 1 to 15 years
Beak Length Short
Beak Width Wide
Beak Shape General
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NAYNorth America
Country USNUnited States


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