Birds of Colombia

    GRUIFORMES: Rallidae (Rails, Crakes & 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 compared to 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.
   

Immature greyer than adult.


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