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American Coot

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

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/4FB248BA

Taxonomic 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
English:
American 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:
amerikaooban
Japanese:
アメリカオオバン
Dutch:
Amerikaanse Meerkoet
Norwegian:
Amerikasothøne
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Amerikasothøne
Polish:
łyska amerykańska
Portuguese:
galeirão-americano
Russian:
Американская лысуха
Slovak:
lyska popolavá
Swedish:
amerikansk sothöna
Ukrainian:
лиска американська
Chinese:
美洲骨顶


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
American Coot ( Fulica americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
American Coot ( Fulica americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 59th suppl.):
American Coot ( Fulica americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 60th suppl.):
American Coot ( Fulica americana)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
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])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
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 1]
eBird version 2017:
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
American Coot ( Fulica americana) [version 1]
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
American Coot ( Fulica americana)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
American Coot ( Fulica americana)
South American Classification Committee (4/06/2018):
American Coot ( Fulica americana)
South American Classification Committee (6/06/2019):
American Coot ( Fulica americana)

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Fulica [americana, alai, ardesiaca] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other related concepts

Other synonyms


Catalan: fotja americana
Czech: lyska americká
Danish: Amerikansk Blishøne
German: Amerikanisches Blässhuhn
English: American Coot, American or Caribbean Coot, American/Caribbean Coot
English (IOC): American Coot
Spanish: Focha americana, Gallareta Americana
Spanish (Argentine): Gallareta Andina
Spanish (Colombia): Focha americana
Spanish (Costa Rica): Focha Americana
Spanish (Cuba): Gallareta de pico blanco
Spanish (Dominican Rep.): Gallareta Pico Blanco Americana
Spanish (Ecuador): Focha Americana
Spanish (Spain): Focha Americana
Spanish (HBW): American/Caribbean Coot
Spanish (Honduras): Polla negra de agua
Spanish (Mexico): Gallareta Americana, Gallareta Americana/Caribeña
Spanish (Panama): Gallareta Americana
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Gallinazo Americano
Spanish (Venezuela): Gallineta Pico de Plata
Estonian: ameerika lauk
Finnish: amerikannokikana
Faroese: Amerikonsk sjogvhøna, Amerikonsk sjógvhøna
French: Foulque d’Amérique, Foulque d'Amérique, Foulque d'Amérique ou F. à cachet blanc
Irish: Cearc Cheannann Mheiriceánach
Guadeloupean Creole French: Poule d'eau à cachet blanc
Galician: Carquexa
Haitian Creole French: Poul dlo jidèl
Hungarian: Gyűrűcsőrű szárcsa, gyűrűscsőrű szárcsa
Icelandic: Kolhæna
Italian: Folaga americana
Japanese: amerikaooban, amerika-ooban, amerikaooban/karibuooban
Japanese: アメリカオオバン, アメリカオオバン/カリブオオバン
Scientific: Fulica [americana or caribaea], Fulica americana, Fulica americana americana, Fulica americana/caribaea
Lithuanian: amerikinis laukys
Latvian: Amerikas laucis
Dutch: Amerikaanse Meerkoet, Amerikaanse Meerkoet/Caribische Koet
Norwegian Nynorsk: Amerikasothøne
Norwegian: Amerikasothøne
Polish: łyska amerykańska
Portuguese: galeirão-americano
Portuguese (Portugal): Galeirão-americano
Russian: Американская лысуха
Slovak: lyska popolavá
Slovenian: ameriška liska
Serbian: Američka liska
Swedish: amerikansk sothöna
Turkish: Amerika Mekesi
Ukrainian: лиска американська
Chinese: 美洲骨顶
Chinese (Traditional): 美洲瓣蹼雞

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