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Avocet - Recurvirostra avosetta

Pictures - John Foss

This graceful bird inhabits coastal lagoons and estuaries feeding on worms and aquatic insects by sweeping its elegant up-curved
bill from side to side in the water. The specimens on this page were photographed at the salinas (saltpans) at Cabanas de Tavira.

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Avocet

 

Avocet

 

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