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American Coot
Fulica [americana or caribaea] (= Fulica americana) Gmelin, JF, 1789
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Order:
  Gruiformes
Family:
  Rallidae
Genus:
  Fulica

Scientific:
  Fulica americana

Citation:
  Gmelin, JF, 1789

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.704

Protonym:
  Fulica americana

Avibase ID:
  4FB248BAEFEC2868

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176292

Geographic range:

  • Fulica americana americana: North America (southern Alaska south to northwestern Costa Rica), the Caribbean (Greater and Lesser Antilles), and northern South America (northern Venezuela)
  • Fulica americana columbiana: Andes of Colombia to n Ecuador
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  American or Caribbean Coot
Czech:
  lyska americká
German:
  Amerikanisches Blässhuhn
Danish:
  Amerikansk Blishøne
Spanish:
  Focha americana
Finnish:
  amerikannokikana
French:
  Foulque d'Amérique
Icelandic:
  Kolhæna
Italian:
  Folaga americana
Japanese:
  American Coot
Japanese:
  アメリカオオバン
Dutch:
  Amerikaanse Meerkoet
Norwegian:
  Amerikasothøne
Polish:
  łyska amerykańska
Portuguese:
  galeirão-americano
Portuguese (Brazil):
  American Coot
Russian:
  Американская лысуха
Slovak:
  lyska popolavá
Swedish:
  amerikansk sothöna
Chinese:
  美洲骨顶


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   American or Caribbean Coot ( Fulica [americana or caribaea])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   American or Caribbean Coot ( Fulica [americana or caribaea])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   American or Caribbean Coot ( Fulica [americana or caribaea])
Clements, version 2016:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 2]
eBird version 1.50:
   American/Caribbean Coot ( Fulica americana/caribaea)
eBird version 1.52:
   American/Caribbean Coot ( Fulica americana/caribaea)
eBird version 1.53:
   American/Caribbean Coot ( Fulica americana/caribaea)
eBird version 1.54:
   American/Caribbean Coot ( Fulica americana/caribaea)
eBird version 1.55:
   American/Caribbean Coot ( Fulica americana/caribaea)
eBird version 2015:
   American/Caribbean Coot ( Fulica americana/caribaea)
eBird version 2016:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.03:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.04:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 2]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.01:
   American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 2]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   American Coot ( Fulica americana)

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species (alt)

This taxon is a subspecies of Fulica [americana, alai, ardesiaca or caribaea]

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Other synonyms

Catalan: fotja americana
Czech: lyska americká
Danish: Amerikansk Blishøne
German: Amerikanisches Blässhuhn
English: American Coot, American or Caribbean Coot, American/Caribbean Coot
Spanish: Focha americana
Estonian: ameerika lauk
Finnish: amerikannokikana
French: Foulque d'Amérique ou F. à cachet blanc
Hungarian: gyűrűscsőrű szárcsa
Icelandic: Kolhæna
Italian: Folaga americana
Japanese: アメリカオオバン
Latin: Fulica [americana or caribaea], Fulica americana, Fulica americana/caribaea
Lithuanian: amerikinis laukys
Latvian: Amerikas laucis
Dutch: Amerikaanse Meerkoet
Norwegian: Amerikasothøne
Polish: łyska amerykańska
Portuguese: galeirão-americano
Russian: Американская лысуха
Slovak: lyska popolavá
Slovenian: ameriška liska
Swedish: amerikansk sothöna
Chinese: 美洲骨顶
Chinese (Traditional): 美洲瓣蹼雞

 

         

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