Sunday, December 07, 2008

We've got cooties.

Or should that be cootlets? or cooticles? Anyhoo baby coots have appeared at the salt pond.


Whilst I don't like to play favourites I'm a little disappointed these are american coots not caribbean coots. Although breeding records for the yank coot are rare (this may be the first) here, Caribbean coot is much rarer on a global scale so I'd like to see them do well here.


Baby coots are ugly, nowhere near as cute as baby clapper rails.....but their mommas still love 'em.


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