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Get Outta the Way - Coot

Get Outta the Way - Coot (Gallinula chloropus)

Today's Theme ... Coming Thru - Get Outta the Way.

Walking on water?
San Diego, CA
Date taken
Mar 21, 2004
Scientific name
Gallinula chloropus
Equipment used
Canon 10D, 100-400L IS
Coots can look hilarious when they do their walking-on-water act, especially with their green legs, over-sized feet and a drunkard's eye. Nice one.
Very rare.I've been watching these guys for years and have never seen one on wing.I was convinced they only swam or walked around.

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