Eurasion Coot 
Taken at Figgate Park on 22nd December 2019 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 21st November 2018 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 30th November 2019 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Strathclyde Park on 13th February 2018 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File


Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 4th September 2019 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 18th February 2016 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens. Fact File

Taken at James Hamilton Heritage Park on 13th January 2017 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File

Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 27th December 2015 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens. Fact File
Nesting
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 8th May 2017 using
Nikon D5200 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Hatchlings
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 4th July 2019 using Nikon D500 using Sigma 600 mm zoom lens.
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Hatchling
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 7th June 2016 using
Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Belhaven Bay on 28th July 2019 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File

Juvenile
Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 31st May 2014 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
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Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 8th November 2018 using Nikon D500 with Sigma 600 mm zoom lens. Fact File

Eurasion Coot.
Species:
Order:
Family:
Local Names:
Fulica atra.
Gruiformes.
Rallidae.

Site Of Nest:
Food:
Feature:

Shallow Water.
Vegetation, Aquatic plants and animals such as snails and larvae.
Coots can be very brutal to their own young under pressure such as the lack of food. They will bite young that are begging for food and repeatedly do this until it stops begging and starves to death. But if the begging keeps going, they may even bite so hard that the chick is killed.


Taken at Hogganfield Loch on 21st July 2014 using Nikon D5200 with Sigma 150-500 mm zoom lens.
Plumage:

Length:
Sooty-grey. The bill and frontal shield are white, though the bill can sometimes have a pink or yellow tinge to it.
36-42 cms.
Voice: