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American Coot
Fulica americana J. F. Gmelin, 1789

kingdom Animalia - animals »  phylum Chordata - chordates »  class Aves - birds »  order Gruiformes »  family Rallidae - flufftails »  genus Fulica

Scientific synonyms

Fulica caribaea Ridgway, 1884

Other names

= Alae Keo Keo
= Caribbean Coot (Fulica caribaea)

Least Concern LC

Images

Fulica americana - American Coot

Author: Karl Pollak

Fulica americana - American Coot

Author: Dewhurst, Donna A.

Fulica americana - American Coot

Author: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

Fulica americana - American Coot

Author: Karl Pollak

Taxon in country check-lists*

* List of countries might not be complete

Included taxa

Number of records: 4

subspecies Fulica americana americana J. F. Gmelin, 1789
subspecies Fulica americana columbiana Chapman, 1914
subspecies Fulica americana peruviana Morrison, 1939

Fossil taxa

subspecies Fulica americana shufeldti (Brodkorb, 1964)

Links and literature

EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Fulica americana]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN AOU Checklist of North and Middle American Birds 2013 [http://checklist.aou.org/], North American Classification Committee (NACC) [as Fulica caribaea]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 5.1 [2947]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Fulica caribaea Ridgway, 1884]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Bird Life 3 [62169677]

Bird Life [http://www.birdlife.org] [as Fulica americana Gmelin, 1789]
Data retrieved on: 23 November 2018
EN Fauna Europaea 2.4 [96787]

de Jong, Y.S.D.M. (ed.): Fauna Europaea [http://www.faunaeur.org] [as Fulica americana Gmelin, 1789]
Data retrieved on: 9 March 2012
EN Gill F., Donsker D. & Rasmussen P. (eds): IOC World Bird List 11.1 [http://www.worldbirdnames.org/] [as Fulica americana Gmelin, JF, 1789]
Data retrieved on: 22 April 2021
EN Remsen J. V. Jr., Cadena C. D., Jaramillo A., Nores M., Pacheco J. F., Pérez-Emán J., Robbins M. B., Stiles F. G., Stotz D. F. and Zimmer K. J. (2002-2013): Classification of the bird species of South America 17 March 2013 [http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBa...], American Ornithologists' Union [as Fulica americana]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN Remsen J. V. Jr., Cadena C. D., Jaramillo A., Nores M., Pacheco J. F., Pérez-Emán J., Robbins M. B., Stiles F. G., Stotz D. F. and Zimmer K. J. (2002-2013): Classification of the bird species of South America 17 March 2013 [http://www.museum.lsu.edu/~Remsen/SACCBa...], American Ornithologists' Union [as Fulica caribaea]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
EN del Hoyo J., Elliott A., Sargatal J., Christie D.A. & de Juana E. (eds.).: Handbook of the Birds of the World (HBW) Alive [https://www.hbw.com/], Lynx Edicions, Barcelona [as Fulica americana J. F. Gmelin, 1789]
Data retrieved on: 27 November 2018
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Fulica americana Gmelin, 1789]
CZ Hudec K. et al. (2003): Soustava a české názvosloví ptáků světa, Muzeum Komenského v Přerově. 462 pp. [as Fulica caribaea Ridgway, 1884]
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Fulica americana]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
EN Clements, J. F.: eBird/Clements checklist of birds of the world 6.7, Cornell Lab of Ornithology [as Fulica caribaea]
Data retrieved on: 7 April 2013
EN Crochet P.-A., Joynt G.: AERC list of Western Palearctic birds December 2012 [as Fulica americana]
Data retrieved on: 26 April 2013
ES Lilleleht V. , Lõhmus A. (1997): Scientific, Estonian and English names of birds of Europe [as Fulica americana]
Data retrieved on: 11 July 2010
Fenneman J. (2007): British Columbia Bird Checklist [as Fulica americana]
Data retrieved on: 25 January 2009

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Explanations

extinct taxon