Waterhole by road pics.
Coot Mama Closeup:
Coot Baby Closeup (So homely, he's cute. lol):
Coot Kid ;)
"White bill with black mark near tip."
"White stripe on sides of undertail. "
Downy young with bald red head; immature similar to adult, but dull gray instead of black, with lighter face and chest."
"white undertail coverts"
"Frontal shield has red swelling at upper edge"
American Coot blogged previously.