Saturday, March 30, 2013

mystery

does anyone recognize this creature? 
he was wandering around with the swans and geese and ducks at Lasalle Park last week.

12 comments:

eileeninmd said...

Great shots of the Coots and their crazy looking feet.

VioletSky said...

thank you!!

Snap said...

Eileen beat me to coots ... aren't they funny!!??!!! Always in the middle of things. Happy Critter Day!

Lina Gustina said...

Crazy feet indeed :)

http://www.1sthappyfamily.com/2013/03/a-bird-portrait.html

Rajesh said...

Nice bird.

Gemma Wiseman said...

I am quite sure that this is a coot! This character doesn't mind mixing it with other feathered societies! Great photo!

ladyfi said...

Love those feet!

Shey Wicklund said...

This are cool coots shots. :)

Pia said...

Looks like a Big Foot :-)
Nice bird!

Gunilla Bäck said...

Interesting. It really has big feet.

Petrus van Zyl said...

we have similar ones here LOL

Katherine said...

I think they are American Coots (Fulica americana)? Not ducks, but from the rail family.

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