NH8152 : America Coot (Fulica americana)

taken 6 years ago, near to Lochside, Highland, Great Britain

America Coot (Fulica americana)
America Coot (Fulica americana)
This is an occasional vagrant from North America. This one has been at Loch Flemington for some time, and I gather that on Sunday the place was crawling with twitchers. One resident told me that he hadn't been able to get his car out because of all the people wanting to see this bird. I'm glad I happened to be passing the road end midweek.
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NH8152, 15 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 16 January, 2014   (more nearby)
Submitted
Monday, 20 January, 2014
Geographical Context
Wild Animals, Plants and Mushrooms 
Bird (from Tags)
Coot 
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 8101 5225 [10m precision]
WGS84: 57:32.6798N 3:59.3790W
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! NH 8099 5224
View Direction
East-northeast (about 67 degrees)
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