Coot Wars

Coot Wars

Observation - Coot Wars - UK and Ireland. Description: A pretty violent encounter. Other coots (females?) were very interested in the combat, though they were ignored by the birds fighting. There were several separate battles going on; this was the one nearest to me. I took the better part of two hundred p

A pretty violent encounter. Other coots (females?) were very interested in the combat, though they were ignored by the birds fighting. There were several separate battles going on; this was the one nearest to me. I took the better part of two hundred photographs, and even after I'd selected the better ones I ended up with over eighty. Choosing which ones to put up was really difficult.