Adult Avocet

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Colouring White body, black head, wingtips and bill
Voice Loud and fluty
Feeds on Tiny shrimps and marine worms
Flight Quick, rather stiff, fast wingbeats
Nesting Ground
Social Flocks
Adult Avocet
Adult Avocet
Also Known As ..
Pied Avocet
Page Last Updated 11/10/2019 3:45:00 PM
Base Information
Sex Both
Age Adult
Status Localised
Order Charadriiformes
Family Recurvirostridae
Species Recurvirostra avosetta
Category Waders
StdName Avocet
Vital Statistics
Length 16.5 to 18.1 ins
Weight 8.8 to 14.2 ozs
Wingspan 26.4 to 30.3 ins
Lifespan 10 to 15 years
Beak Length Long
Beak Width Narrow
Beak Shape Curved
Tail Length Short
Distribution YCommon RRare VVery Rare NNot Seen
Region EUYEurope
Region NANNorth America
Country USNUnited States
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Bird Id - Bird Identification - Adult Avocet (Species=Recurvirostra avosetta / Standard Name=Avocet)