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Red-knobbed Coot (Fulica cristata) latin dict size=48   common dict size=512
Image Info Original File Name: Knobbed_Coot.jpg Resolution: 720x562 File Size: 91838 Bytes Upload Time: 2005:02:11 21:14:20
Author Name (E-mail): Martin Kramer (mkramer@wxs.nl)
Subject Red-knobbed Coot (Fulica cristata)

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Red-knobbed Coot (Fulica cristata)

Red-knobbed Coot or Knobbed Coot (Fulica cristata)
South Africa, 1997


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The red-knobbed coot or crested coot (Fulica cristata), is a member of the rail and crake bird family, the Rallidae.

It is a resident breeder across much of Africa and in southernmost Spain on freshwater lakes and ponds. It builds a nest of dead reeds near the water's edge or more commonly afloat, laying about 8 eggs (or more in good conditions). However, its behaviour towards its own young is so aggressive that only a few are likely to survive to adulthood.

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