Sunday, May 4, 2014

American Coot

As usual, I went for a drive around The Rez and found this guy swimming all alone along the shore. He wasn't as skittish as most. He allowed me a fairly close shot before moving to the far side.

Linking to the Bird D'pot


13 comments:

eileeninmd said...

Awesome closeup of the Coot! Happy Sunday!

genie said...

Wht a great close-up. What a kind and patient fellow to let you get so close with the camera. So much detail and color. Thanks for the visit to my blog.a

TexWisGirl said...

GORGEOUS shot!

marilyn said...

First time for me to see one of these... Like those red eyes and the marking on the beak. Great photo.

HansHB said...

Great post, lovely photo!

Gunilla B├Ąck said...

A gorgeous photo of the coot with a pretty reflection.

Anni said...

Perfection Roan!!! I love to hear their calls. And their feet. lol

Beth said...

A wonderful capture Roan!

Brian King said...

Great shot! These guys are pretty shy.

Naquillity said...

what a beauty... so glad he let you photograph him... have a great day~

Beth @ "E." Lizard Breath Speaks said...

interesting snoot!! ( :

EG CameraGirl said...

Lucky you to find a friendly Coot!

Carole M. said...

very handsome too