Common Coot

Common Coot is small to medium sized ground living bird. It is a greyish black bird with a white plate on the forehead. The saying ‘as bald as a coot‘ refers to this frontal plate. They are also widely known as Coot, Black Coot, Eurasian Coot, European Coot.

Gujarati Name

ભગતડુ / આડ / દસાડી

Scientific Name

Fulica atra

Scientific Family


Status in Gujarat


IUCN Status

Least Concern

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