Hawaiian Coot - Fulica alai

Length 1.2-1.3 ft (36.0-41.0 cm)
Weight 1.6 lb (717 g)
Clutch Size 1-10
Chicks at birth Semi-precocial
IUCN Conservation Status Vulnerable

The Hawaiian Coot or 'alae ke 'oke 'o is endemic to Hawaii. It is very similar to the American Coot. It lives in freshwater lakes, marshes and coastal saline lagoons. It is considered an endangered species by both the U.S. Government and the state of Hawaii.

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