Rails, Gallinules and Coots (Rallidae)

Giant Coot (Fulica gigantea) - HBW 3, p. 209

French: Foulque géante German: Riesenbläßhuhn Spanish: Focha Gigante

Taxonomy: Fulcia [sic] gigantea Eydoux and Souleyet, 1841, Peru.
Monotypic.

Distribution: S Peru through W Bolivia to N Chile and NW Argentina.