Tag: Fulica atra

Colonial and associated with coot (fulica atra) nesting in great crested grebe (podiceps cristatus): comparison of three lakes

Coot (Fulica atra) Science Article 6 abstract Nesting of the Great Crested Grebe in loose colonies and in close association with the Coot was investigated in Lakes Meteliai and Obelija in 1983-?1986 and 1999 and in Lake paltytis in 1984-?1986. Particular lakes and years were considered as integrators of between-lake and between-year differences in breeding […]

Seasonal variation in food supply and breeding success in European Coots

Coot (Fulica atra) Science Article 4 abstract Chick survival in the European Coot typically shows a convex seasonal pattern. Previous experiments revealed that this pattern is directly linked to hatching date and that food supply within the first ten days after hatching is a causal factor in this relationship. However, the precise mechanism through which […]

Size and quality of the Coot Fulica atra territory in relation to age of its tenants and neighbors.

Coot (Fulica atra) Science Article 5 abstract The size and composition of the breeding territory of the Coot Fulica atra has been studied in relation to the age of the breeding birds, the age of their neighbours, and the date of arrival in the territory. Old pairs arrive earlier than young pairs. Old pairs have […]

Wintering swans Cygnus spp. and Coot Fulica atra in the Oresund,South Sweden, in relation to available food recources

Coot (Fulica atra) Science Article 3 abstract In connection with the building of a Fixed Link (bridge-arti.cial island-tunnel) between Sweden and Denmark intensive studies of waterfowl and benthic fauna and .ora in the Oresund were undertaken as a part of the Environmental Impact Assessment Study. This paper analysis the occurrences of staging and wintering herbivores […]

Coot (Fulica atra)

[order] GRUIFORMES | [family] Rallidae | [latin] Fulica atra | [UK] Coot | [FR] Foulque macroule | [DE] Blasshuhn | [ES] Focha Comun | [NL] Meerkoet Subspecies Genus Species subspecies Breeding Range Breeding Range 2 Non Breeding Range Physical charateristics Round-headed, rotund waterbird, with all-black plumage relieved only by wholly white bill and frontal shield. […]