Horned Coot

Fulica cornuta - Foulque cornue

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Gruiformes

  • Family
    :

    Rallidés

  • Genus
    :

    Fulica

  • Species
    :

    cornuta

Descriptor

Bonaparte, 1853

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

Distribution

Description identification

Horned Coot (Fulica cornuta) is a species of bird in the Rallidae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Foulque cornue,
  • Focha Cornuda,
  • Carqueja-de-chifres,
  • Rüsselbläßhuhn,
  • ormányos szárcsa,
  • Hoornkoet,
  • Folaga dai ciuffetti,
  • Hornsothöna,
  • Hornsothøne,
  • lyska rohatá,
  • lyska rohatá,
  • Hornblishøne,
  • sarvinokikana,
  • fotja de banyes negres,
  • łyska rogata,
  • Рогатая лысуха,
  • ツノオオバン,
  • 角骨顶,
  • 角瓣蹼雞,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Marshes/Pools

Geographic range

Other sources of interest

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