Birds of Colombia

    GRUIFORMES: Rallidae (Rails, Crakes and Coots)  
Genus: Fulica (2 species, 10 worldwide)


American Coot
American Coot (Fulica americana columbiana)
Bogota, Colombia
  The South American race has a yellow bill. Note the band on the bill differentiating from the larger Andean Coot.
   

Additional photo.
Additional photo.

Andean Coot
Andean Coot (Fulica ardesiaca atrura)
Laguna Cocha, Pasto, Colombia  
   

Andean Coot
Andean Coot (Fulica ardesiaca atrura)
Laguna Cocha, Pasto, Colombia
  Less common white-billed color morph.
   

Juvenile


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