Help me ID this water bird

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by bayouchica, Oct 26, 2010.

  1. bayouchica

    bayouchica Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    Hi yall [​IMG]

    this one has me stumped,I've looked in a couple of field guides with no luck.

    It's been hanging out with the wood ducks, little cutie pie.

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    not the best pics, it was late in the evening. I noticed the feet weren't webbed,so maybe some type of wading bird????

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    thanks for your help, Miriam
     
  2. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    From looking around...looks like an American Coot:

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  3. bayouchica

    bayouchica Chillin' With My Peeps

    Jan 23, 2007
    N.E. Louisiana
    Awesome, thanks a bunch,rodriguezpoultry [​IMG]

    I'm trying to keep a list of different migrating birds I come across this year.
    I've seen some coots here but they were way smaller than this one. I had no idea they didn't have webbed feet.



    Appreciate your help, Miram
     
  4. BlackWatchLady

    BlackWatchLady Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Just a coot...[​IMG]
    Tara
     
  5. rodriguezpoultry

    rodriguezpoultry Langshan Lover

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    LOL! You guys say "Oh...a coot" and I think they're pretty cool looking! lol! I've never seen one that I know of. Once I saw your pic I knew I had to figure out what it was. Thanks for posting the picture!
     

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