American Coot Fulica Americana

Status: Very common, sometimes abundant winter resident. Occasional breeder.

Local Habitat: Marshes and ponds. Migrants often on cattle farms.

Habits: Dabbles and dives on ponds and head pumps when swimming. Regularly walks on land. Often in large flocks.

Commonly Seen: Spittal Pond, Port Royal Golf Course ponds

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