Re: FW: [canberrabirds] Whom am I please

To: Philip Veerman <>
Subject: Re: FW: [canberrabirds] Whom am I please
From: Lindell <>
Date: Fri, 26 Dec 2014 14:17:33 +1100
This is a juvenile Australasian Coot at Crace Ponds the other day.

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On Fri, Dec 26, 2014 at 9:44 AM, Philip Veerman <> wrote:
This is what I sent to Kym yesterday:
I first thought (or expected) a Moorhen, as Coots haven't bred much in Canberra but the almost non tail (moorhens have a square tail) and the very pale front (as shown in book) and pale beak says Coot.
I would suggest an immature (or juv) Coot.
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From: kym bradley [
Sent: Thursday, 25 December 2014 9:05 PM
Subject: [canberrabirds] Whom am I please

Hope someone can Id this for 

Hope you all had a wonderful Christmas

Griffith ACT
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