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United Kingdom

June 29, 2012
2:41 AM

Post #9185744

Seen by a lake in Switzerland.

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Vancleave, MS
(Zone 8b)

June 29, 2012
8:53 AM

Post #9186088

they look like immature Coots to me but not sure if that's what they are call in Switzerland
United Kingdom

June 29, 2012
9:30 AM

Post #9186136

Thanks. I'd seen photos of very young Coot with red and yellow feathers around the head and neck. I've now found a photo of slightly older chicks which have lost that colouring.


United Kingdom
(Zone 9a)

June 29, 2012
11:28 AM

Post #9186306

Yep, juvenile Common Coots


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