Thursday, February 16, 2012

American Coot








"Hey! Youse ducks know the quickest way back to Joi-sey?"




15 comments:

Carole M. said...

:) great! Don't you love those coots long green legs and wonderful sturdy feet too. Great pics Brian!

Nancy @ A Rural Journal said...

What a gorgeous bird! And love your commentary. ;)

Samantha said...

I loved seeing the Coot's foot! I don't know that I've noticed their foot shape before..totally expected serious webbing.
Aren't they fascinating?

Tammy said...

Great captures of the Coots! They are funny birds to watch. I really like the one of them approaching the ducks!

Kerri said...

WOW! Your coots are AWESOME! Really great captures!

Wanda..plain~N~simple said...

LOL..what odd (yet still beautiful) lookin' little goobers! Their feet are almost as big as they are.

TexWisGirl said...

you cracked me up. :) love those red eyes! the lighting in your 2nd shot is perfect!

Marc Heath said...

Lovely shots. One i'm glad to have on my Kent list.

Leenie said...

Coots have cool feet.

Linda said...

Love the shots! What great detail you captured!

Andrew said...

Great shots Brian...
I love watching Coots and you captured those massive feet so well..

Alan Pavey said...

Great pics again BJK, another bird I've been lucky to see in this country, I think there has only been one record.

Deb said...

you are quackin' me up Brian...great shots...

TexWisGirl said...

thanks for the banner blurb! :)

Bearly Alyssa said...

Those FEET and legs are amazing!