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Common Coot Fulica atra atra   - Adult feeding
Common Coot
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :Rani Lake, Idar, Sabarkantha District, Gujarat
Date : 1 January 2016
English synonyms:Coot, Black Coot, Eurasian Coot, European Coot
Bird Family :Rallidae - Rails, Crakes, Bush Hens, Watercock, Gallinules, Swamphens, Moorhens & Coots
Bird Group :GRUIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :We saw many Common Coot in the lake. They are busy in preening and feeding in morning. They were diving deep in to water, pull out the plant and eat tubers.You can see that on " https://youtu.be/uwhuwOFoAJ4 " - VP & PM