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|Common Name:||Coot, American|
|Scientific Name:||Fulica americana|
|Area:||Buckskin Mountain State Park, Arizona|
|Date:||December 9, 2012|
Perhaps the most frequent bird to be seen on the ponds and backwaters in the Northwest, it has commonly been called a 'mud hen'.
Kern National Wildlife Refuge, California - - - March 17, 2005
|Reference:||Western Birds by Peterson / Familiar Birds of the Northwest by Nehls / The Audubon Society Field Guide to North American Birds||