American coot

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Synonyms for American coot

a coot found in North America

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Despite their near absence for half of the survey periods, two of the three most abundant species in the STAs, the American Coot and Blue-winged Teal (Anas discors), were wintering waterfowl.
Densities of American Coots in the STAs during winter averaged 22.
These are the first reported instances of American Coot parasitism on Least Bitterns (see Gibbs et al.
American Coot (Fulica americana) and Hawaiian Coot (Fulica alai).
At Southgate Pond, water depths at coot nests during each period were typical of those observed at American Coot nests on the North American mainland (Sugden 1979, Gorenzel et al.
Voice differences between sexes in the American Coot.
The feeding ecology of American coots has also been studied by Texas A&M University and the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL).
Splashes of water mark the steps of American coots as they skim the surface of Munsel Lake.
American coots (Fulica americana) wage covert egg wars among themselves, sneaking into a neighboring nest to deposit an egg for the other family to raise, explains Bruce E.
Washington, Nov 1 (ANI): In American coots egg size matters when it comes to survival of the offspring, says a new study.
Researchers Wendy Reed and Mark Clark at North Dakota State University, Fargo, and Carol Vleck at Iowa State University, Ames, found that female American coots favour their largest offspring, even before they hatch.
PORT HUENEME - With soft steps and quick eyes, they spotted thousands of birds Sunday in Ventura County, from grand hawks to common American coots, all tallied up for the National Audubon Society's 104th annual Christmas Bird Count.
They saw mallards, teals, ruddy ducks and American coots right away.
Although common sense dictates that helpless newborn chicks should bear feathers that blend with their environment, young American coots instead dress up in bright orange and red for their first few weeks of life.
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