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1. Coot baby
This is a Coot baby the first stage of the coots life cycle.
2. Juvenile Coot
This is a juvenile Coot as you can see there getting there iconic white beak and getting the black feathers coming through too.
3. Adult Coot
And the final stage is the adult Coot what you see most of the time at the lake.
4. Baby Moorhen
This is a baby Moorhen you can already see the red and yellow beak coming through these have black feathers from the start.