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Q: FISHING ( Answered,   0 Comments )
Subject: FISHING
Category: Sports and Recreation
Asked by: vanderweken-ga
List Price: $2.00
Posted: 13 Dec 2005 17:13 PST
Expires: 12 Jan 2006 17:13 PST
Question ID: 605530
Subject: Re: FISHING
Answered By: tlspiegel-ga on 13 Dec 2005 18:43 PST
Hi vanderweken,

Thank you for your question.

Animal Diversity Web - University of Michigan Museum of Zoology

Fulica americana (American coot)

Food Habits

"Fulica americana is an omnivorious species. It will eat small aquatic
animals (fish or tadpoles), insects, and vegetation found in the pond.
Coots have the ability to dive after its food, much like ducks."


Bird Web - American Coot


"Opportunistic feeders, coots eat mostly plant material but will also
feed on small fish, tadpoles, snails, worms, insects, and eggs of
other birds."


American Coot - Fulica americana


Omnivorous, eating aquatic plants, grasses, seeds, insects,
earthworms, small fish, tadpoles, snails, eggs, and fruits and


keyword search:

american Coots eat fish
American Coot Fulica Americana


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