Rails, Gallinules and Coots (Rallidae)

White-winged Coot (Fulica leucoptera) - HBW 3, p. 207

French: Foulque leucoptère German: Weißflügel-Bläßhuhn Spanish: Focha Aliblanca

Taxonomy: Fulica leucoptera Vieillot, 1817, Paraguay.
Forms superspecies with F. cristata, F. atra, F. alai, F. americana, F. caribaea and F. ardesiaca. Monotypic.

Distribution: Chile, E & SE Bolivia, Paraguay and extreme SE Brazil S through Argentina to Tierra del Fuego.