Andean Coot

Fulica ardesiaca - Foulque ardoisée

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Gruiformes

  • Family
    :

    Rallidés

  • Genus
    :

    Fulica

  • Species
    :

    ardesiaca

Descriptor

Tschudi, 1843

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 43 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : -
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Foulque ardoisée
adult
Foulque ardoisée
adult

Andean Coot (Fulica ardesiaca) is a species of bird in the Rallidae family.

Subspecific information 2 subspecies

  • Fulica ardesiaca ardesiaca (c Peru to n Chile and nw Argentina)
  • Fulica ardesiaca atrura (s Colombia to nw Peru)

Foreign names

  • Foulque ardoisée,
  • Focha Andina,
  • Carqueja-andina,
  • Andenbläßhuhn,
  • andoki szárcsa,
  • Puna-koet,
  • Folaga ardesia,
  • Andinsk sothöna,
  • Andessothøne,
  • lyska horská,
  • lyska andská,
  • Andesblishøne,
  • andiennokikana,
  • fotja dels Andes,
  • łyska andyjska,
  • Андийская лысуха,
  • ハイイロオオバン,
  • 安第斯骨顶,
  • 鉛灰瓣蹼雞,

Voice song and cries

Foulque ardoisée
adult

Habitat

Foulque ardoisée
adult

Wetlands (inland) : Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha)

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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