|Common Name||Slate-coloured Coot|
|Range||Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru.|
The Andean coot or Slate-coloured coot (Fulica ardesiaca) is a species of bird in the Rallidae family. It is found in Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, and Peru. Its natural habitats are swamps and freshwater lakes.
The bill and shield color is variable. The most common combination is a chestnut shield and yellow bill. Other combinations are yellow shield / white bill and white shield / white bill.