Coots are cute

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Red eyed coots up close
photo by John M. Regan at American Lake FT Lewis

Coot unwebbed feet
photo by John M. Regan at American Lake FT Lewis

Swimming coot flock
photo by John M. Regan at American Lake FT Lewis

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Interesting birds these coots. They turn up quite a bit out on American Lake at Fort Lewis, but every now and then I find them swimming around in enormous numbers. And despite those webless feet they seem to do pretty well.

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