|Among vegetation in the
Vegetation and twigs.
Leaves, seeds, berries, worms, snails and fish, and also
other birds' eggs.
Mostly black with brownish underparts with a white line across the flank. The forehead
and bill are red with a yellow tip on the bill. A relative of the Coot,they are sometimes mistaken
for the Coot, hence Skitty Coot.
Late March. Clutches: 1-3
2-21. Greyish-white to green with reddish-brown or grey markings.