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American Coot
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(Top left) Coot walking through grass - notice their large green feet;
(Top right) Coot chicks with Dad at San Diego Zoo Safari Park, Escondido, CA.;
(Bottom left) Coot paddling; (Bottom right) Coot walking in mud.
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American Coots:
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Blue-Winged Teal
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Blue-Winged Teals:
Female (left) and male (right) Blue-Winged Teal;
Otay River at low tide, Imperial Beach, San Diego County, California.
Black-Necked Stilt
Black-Necked Stilts, Otay River, Imperial Beach, San Diego County, CA:
Lower left photo shows a male and a female.
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Black-Necked Stilts:
Long-Billed Dowitcher
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Long-Billed Dowitchers
Long-Billed Dowitchers in early spring; Otay River at low tide;
Imperial Beach, San Diego County, California;
Dowitchers are sometimes called Sandpipers.
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San Diego Mudflats