Nest Maintenance November 6, 2013 / paul Coot A coot brings nesting material to the nest site, where it is awaited by its mate. Western Springs. Coots Birds, Western Springs Previous post Like Water … Next post Rising Mist 2 Comments Hamilton November 6, 2013 at 3:17 pm I hope she likes this artistic bit of greenery! Stefan Jansson November 7, 2013 at 11:27 am They are cool birds. I always find them a bit tricky to photograph but you got a couple of good snaps here.