American Coot (three photos)
Fulica americana

coot baby
Coot babies are some of the most strange (but darling) little
ducks.  Hard to believe this little thing will grow up to look
like the parent it's following.  Carol Davis 6-26-2019,
Farmington Bay, Davis County, Utah

American Coot
This photo shows the weird feet of the Coot.  They may be awkward
on land but these big feet come in handy while wading and diving
 in the marshes.  Photo take at Tonaquint Nature Center,
 St. George, Utah. Carol Davis, 4-11-2008

Coot grazing in the grass
American Coot grazing in the grass at Bear
River MBR.  Carol Davis 4-15-07

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