American coot

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a coot found in North America

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Species or Taxon Frequency of Total Number Mean Number Status code in () Occurrence Observed /Sighting American Coot (1b) Fulica 215 7,355 34.
The feeding ecology of American coots has also been studied by Texas A&M University and the Savannah River Ecology Laboratory (SREL).
In American coots (Fuliea americana), lice were found as vectors.
Subadult fourth-stage worms were present 20 days after infection in the tibiotarsal joints of the host in an experimental infection of American coots with P fulicaeatrae.
The results are consistent with previous findings from other groups, which showed that House sparrows, American coots and Common starlings lay eggs with more testosterone when they breed in dense colonies than when they nest in isolation.
Instead, it was more than a hundred splashing American coots, having been enjoying the quiet until being surprised by my brother-in-law, Glenn, up ahead.
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.
Laughing gulls (Larus atricill, n=82) and American coots (Fulica americana, n=62) were the most commonly encountered birds.
For example, the greatest number of American Coots encountered in 10 years were present during the 1996-1997 season skewing their representation somewhat compared to other water bird species (Table 1a, b).
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.
Splashes of water mark the steps of American coots as they skim the surface of Munsel Lake.
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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