A Coot image from “The Pond” in Madison Wisconsin. The Coot is a “Rail”…or a simply put, a bird that also swims like a duck and dives like a diving duck, but is a bird that acts like a duck!


coot, bird, rail, pond, wisconsin


  • Marie Sharp
    Marie Sharpover 2 years ago

    Excellent capture, Karen!xx

  • Guendalyn
    Guendalynover 2 years ago

    this is wonderful!!!

  • inkedsandra
    inkedsandraover 2 years ago

    lovely, i tried to get one at the WE but it was moving so fast!

  • thank you ( belatedly! so sorry!) They do move very fast! There were a couple in a rather confined area and I ended up in the mud on my knees to get this one!

    – Karen Helgesen

  • Qnita
    Qnitaover 2 years ago

    Instant “Fave…”

  • deborah zaragoza
    deborah zaragozaover 2 years ago

    Excellent Image! 03/19/2012
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