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Fulica atra

Eurasian Coot at Gungaderra Creek Ponds

Fulica atra at Gungaderra Creek Ponds - 29 Nov 2020
Fulica atra at Gungaderra Creek Ponds - 29 Nov 2020
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Identification history

Fulica atra 29 Nov 2020 Illilanga
Poliocephalus poliocephalus 29 Nov 2020 jmcleod

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Author's notes

Appeared to be higher in the pecking order than the Pacific Black Ducks nearby - they got out of the way. Those feet are an impressive size.

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Illilanga wrote:
   29 Nov 2020
Juvenile. Nice photo of the feet!

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Platalea regia (Royal Spoonbill) at Gungaderra Creek Ponds - 1 Jan 2021 by Oberon
Felis catus (Feral Cat) at Gungaderra Creek Ponds - 6 Nov 2020 by Christine
Austrolestes leda (Wandering Ringtail) at Gungaderra Creek Ponds - 21 Oct 2020 by Christine
Ischnura aurora (Aurora Bluetail) at Gungaderra Creek Ponds - 21 Oct 2020 by Christine
Streptopelia chinensis (Spotted Dove) at Gungaderra Creek Ponds - 6 Jul 2020 by Alison Milton
Acridotheres tristis (Common Myna) at Gungaderra Creek Ponds - 6 Jul 2020 by Alison Milton
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Gungaderra Creek Ponds - 5 Jul 2020 by Alison Milton
Gavicalis virescens (Singing Honeyeater) at Gungaderra Creek Ponds - 4 Jul 2020 by RodDeb
Grallina cyanoleuca (Magpie-lark) at Gungaderra Creek Ponds - 4 Jul 2020 by RodDeb
Psephotus haematonotus (Red-rumped Parrot) at Gungaderra Creek Ponds - 4 Jul 2020 by RodDeb
Cygnus atratus (Black Swan) at Gungaderra Creek Ponds - 4 Jul 2020 by RodDeb
Gavicalis virescens (Singing Honeyeater) at Gungaderra Creek Ponds - 4 Jul 2020 by JohnHurrell
Gavicalis virescens (Singing Honeyeater) at Gungaderra Creek Ponds - 2 Jul 2020 by rawshorty
Gavicalis virescens (Singing Honeyeater) at Gungaderra Creek Ponds - 2 Jul 2020 by Liam.m
Microcarbo melanoleucos (Little Pied Cormorant) at Gungaderra Creek Ponds - 28 Apr 2020 by j4ck
Porphyrio melanotus (Australasian Swamphen) at Gungaderra Creek Ponds - 15 Apr 2020 by j4ck
Anas superciliosa (Pacific Black Duck) at Gungaderra Creek Ponds - 15 Apr 2020 by j4ck
Aythya australis (Hardhead) at Gungaderra Creek Ponds - 4 Jul 2017 by jksmits
Ardea alba (Great Egret) at Gungaderra Creek Ponds - 27 Jun 2017 by jksmits
Egretta novaehollandiae (White-faced Heron) at Gungaderra Creek Ponds - 27 Jun 2017 by jksmits

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Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 29 Nov 2020 01:58 AM Recorded on
  • jmcleod Recorded by
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