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Eurasian Coot


Eurasian Coot
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Copyright: Madhu S U Vasumathy (unnithanmadhu) (20)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2008-04-17
Categories: Birds
Exposure: f/3.3, 1/160 seconds
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Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2008-04-19 19:57
Viewed: 3325
Points: 2
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Eurasian Coot (fulica atra)
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The Coot is larger than a moorhen and often mistaken as a moorhen (Gallinula
Brisson) ..(or the male moorhen..:)). But unlike the moorhen Coot has no white markings in the body except for a white bill and shield on its face.

Lots of moorhens are also cohabiting in this canal with mallards(anas platyrhynchos),swans, ducks..

Voice: A Loud Kuak-Kuak sound

Using this picture taken in my point and shoot camera to show the somewhat symbolic reflection of another creature's nest on the water.:)


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I like the colors and the reflection is very nice, I just wish there was more of the bird since that seems to be the main subject

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