What is This Bird?

Does anyone know what this bird is? We photographed it in Kensington Park in London last month. His feet look like they are feathers. but he swims like a duck.

By willsmaw from Gilbertsville, NY

July 24, 20090 found this helpful

The bird is called a Coot. I have it is my Audubon Book.

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July 24, 20090 found this helpful

tbn is right it is a coot and my husband always called them water chickens. They are all around the park near the Ft. Loudoun Dam here in Tennessee. Linda in E. Tennessee

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