A coot has built her nest in the fast flowing River Wye at Bakewell, Derbyshire.
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I had to do a Google search to find out more about Coots. Thanks to your posting today I'm little wiser.
2 Aug 2011 5:53pm
Have heard of phrases, "The old Coot" but am actually seeing one for the first time.. Good one and a clever take on C
Pheno, ABC Team
3 Aug 2011 2:23am
@Pheno: I'm pleased my photo has made you look for more information
My grandmother used to call the grumpy old man next door an old coot!
ROG, ABC Wednesday team
3 Aug 2011 11:16am
I didn't realize that they made such large nests. Thanks for sharing this. Love to learn something new every day!
Hope that you visit my Calm & Peaceful post.
3 Aug 2011 1:25pm
Such a cute coot!
4 Aug 2011 10:40pm
As children we would call each other names as "you crazy coot!!" I have visited my relatives in Darlydale - Derbyshire but never managed to see a crazy coot :) Now I know why it is crazy!!
5 Aug 2011 11:11am
21 Aug 2011 3:34pm
@Shaahin Bahremand: thanks
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