Higher Classification: > Kingdom Animalia > Phylum Chordata > Subphylum Vertebrata > Superclass Gnathostomata > Superclass Tetrapoda > Class Aves > Order Gruiformes > Family Rallidae > Genus Fulica

Fulica atra Linnaeus, 1758

Rank: Species
Taxon Status: accepted

Relationships towards this taxon

Genus group names

FulicaLinnaeus, 1758accepted genus name

Vernaculars (+) (-)

 Albanian: bajuka; bajukla; bajza sources: Dhora, DH. 2008. Fjalor i emrave të kafshëve të Shqipërisë (Emri shkencor – Shqip – Anglisht) / Dictionary of animal names of Albania (Scientific names – Albanian – English). Camaj – Pipa. Shkodër, Albania. pp. 288.
 Bokmål (Norwegian): sothøne sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Danish: blishøne sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Dutch: meerkoet
 English: common coot; coot; Eurasian coot sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points;Gill, F and D Donsker (Eds). 2011. IOC World Bird Names (version 2.8).
 English-United States: Common Coot; Coot sources: Charles Hussey
 French: foulque macroule sources: Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.
 Gaelic: cearc cheannann sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Galician: Cearc cheannann
 German: Belche; Blässhuhn; Blässralle; Blesse; Blesshuhn; Blessralle; Böichn; Bölle; Duckente; Huhent; Hurbel; Lietze; Rohrhuhn; Taucherli; Wasserhuhn; Zappe sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Greek: Κοινή Φαλαρίδα sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Irish: Cearc cheannann sources: Nash, Roisin (FaEu - Ecological Consultancy Services Ltd (Ecoserve))
 Israel (Hebrew): אגמייה; אגמית שחורה sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Italian: folaga sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Lithuanian: laukys sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian: sothøne sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Norwegian Bokmål: sothøne sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 152
 Norwegian Nynorsk: sothøne sources: Syst. Nat. ed. 10 p. 152
 Nynorsk (Norwegian): sothøne sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Polish: łyca; łyska sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Romanian: lişiţă sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Russian: кашкалдак (устар.); лыска; лысуха; черная гагара sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Slovenian: liska sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Spanish, Castillian: focha común sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Swedish: sothöna sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Turkish: sakarmeke sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Ukrainian: Євразійська лиска; Лиска ; Лиска євразійська sources: PESI (A Pan-European Species directories Infrastructure) focal points
 Welsh: cwtiar

Literature

original description

Linnaeus, C. (1758). Systema Naturae per regna tria naturae, secundum classes, ordines, genera, species, cum characteribus, differentiis, synonymis, locis. Editio decima, reformata. Laurentius Salvius: Holmiae. ii, 824 pp.

basis of record

Muller, Y. (2004). Faune et flore du littoral du Nord, du Pas-de-Calais et de la Belgique: inventaire. [Coastal fauna and flora of the Nord, Pas-de-Calais and Belgium: inventory]. Commission Régionale de Biologie Région Nord Pas-de-Calais: France. 307 pp.

additional source

Worthy, T. (2009). Aves (Chordata). In: Gordon, D. (Ed.) (2009). New Zealand Inventory of Biodiversity. Volume One: Kingdom Animalia. 584 pp

Genbank

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External Links

Link To GBIF
Link To GBIF

Citation

Adriaens, P. (2011). Fulica atra Linnaeus, 1758. In: Costello, M.J.; Bouchet, P.; Boxshall, G.; Arvantidis, C.; Appeltans, W. (2012) European Register of Marine Species, accessed through PESI at http://www.eu-nomen.eu/portal/taxon.php?GUID=urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:232054

Drs Cees Roselaar. Fulica atra Linnaeus, 1758. Accessed through: Fauna Europaea at http://www.faunaeur.org/full_results.php?id=96786

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Occurrence

 Present  Absent  Doubtful  Native  Introduced  Naturalised  Invasive  Managed  No data

Environment


not marine, not brackish, fresh

Importance

EU Birds Directive:
Annex II/A 2009This species may be hunted under national legislation and in the geographical sea and land area where this Directive applies, as long as it does not jeopardise conservation efforts in their distribution area, according to Annex II/A of the EU Bird Directive 2009/147/EC.
AnnexIII/B 2009
IUCN:
Red List status LC 2009This species is least concern and is widespread and abundant according to the red list of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources.

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2011-04-08 by Drs Cees Roselaar & by Peter Adriaens

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