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Scientific classification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Faimily: Rallidae
Genus: Fulica
Species: F. atra
Binomial name
Fulica atra
Range o F. atra      Breeding range     Year-round range     Wintering range
  • Fulica prior De Vis, 1888[2]
Fulica atra

The beld(-)cuit (Fulica atra) is a member o the rail an craik bird faimily, the Rallidae.

Ither names[eedit | eedit soorce]

The beld-cuit is cried the cuit, snysin, watter craw, beldie, whistlin deuk, hawkie, bauldpate, drink-a-penny, beld pout an snellie as weel.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. BirdLife International (2012). "Fulica atra". IUCN Reid Leet o Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. Internaitional Union for Conservation o Naitur. Retrieved 26 November 2013. Cite has empty unkent parameter: |last-author-amp= (help)CS1 maint: ref=harv (link)
  2. Condon, H.T. (1975). Checklist of the Birds of Australia: Non-Passerines. Melbourne: Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union. p. 57.