American Coot


The American Coot (Fulica americana) is a dark gray waterbird with a white-ish beak and yellow feet. It can often be found in the Arboretum and other watery spots in and around Davis. According to a professor of Avian Sciences 13, it is often highly aggressive, particularly towards other birds.

coot.jpgThe American Coot, Fulica americana

coot_b.jpgPoor photo of a coot, but showing it's yellow feet.

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