Order
Gruiformes
Family
Rallidae
Genus
Fulica
 
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American Coot Fulica americana

I. Lehr Brisbin Jr. and Thomas B. Mowbray
Version: 2.0 — Published January 1, 2002

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Figure 1. Distribution of the American Coot in North and Middle America. - Range Map
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  • Year-round
  • Migration
  • Breeding
  • Non-Breeding
Figure 1. Distribution of the American Coot in North and Middle America.

Distribution of the American Coot in North and Middle America and the western West Indies. This species also winters in the eastern West Indies and northernmost South America and breeds in South America. See text for details.

Recommended Citation

Brisbin Jr., I. L. and T. B. Mowbray (2002). American Coot (Fulica americana), version 2.0. In The Birds of North America (A. F. Poole and F. B. Gill, Editors). Cornell Lab of Ornithology, Ithaca, NY, USA. https://doi.org/10.2173/bna.y00475.01