The Red-knobbed coot – Fulica cristata or Crested coot is a larger species of Type – marshfowl, Family Rallidae and Order Gruiformes. It is resident throughout its range across most of Africa south from Eritrea but with an isolated population in N Morocco and S Spain. Elsewhere in the AWB Region it is only Accidental.
Type - marshfowl - makes floating nest close to shore, Habitat - open fresh water wetlands, lakes, lagoons, reservoirs, mature rivers, Order: Gruiformes Family: Rallidae Genus: Fulica
Species...Fulica cristata Red-knobbed coot - Species - ebird.org Red-knobbed coot - Species sheet - wikipedia.org Red-knobbed coot - Database - avibase Red-knobbed coot - Card - oiseaux-birds.com Red-knobbed coot - Sounds & Maps - xeno-canto.org
Additional Material... Red-knobbed coot - Images - google.com Red-knobbed coot - Video - youtube.com Red-knobbed coot - Datazone - birdlife.org