Beld-cuit

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Beld-cuit
Fulica atra, Blässhuhn am Adenauer-Weiher.jpg
Scienteefic clessification
Kinrick: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Cless: Aves
Order: Gruiformes
Faimily: Rallidae
Genus: Fulica
Species: F. atra
Binomial name
Fulica atra
Linnaeus, 1758
Fulica atra distribution.png
Range o F. atra      Breeding range     Year-round range     Wintering range
Synonyms
  • Fulica prior De Vis, 1888[2]

The beld(-)cuit (Fulica atra) (an aa cuit, snysin, watter craw, beldie, whistlin deuk, hawkie, bauldpate, drink-a-penny, beld pout, snellie), is a member o the rail an craik bird faimily, the Rallidae.

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. 
  2. Condon, H.T. (1975). Checklist of the Birds of Australia: Non-Passerines. Melbourne: Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union. p. 57.