Pied Avocet

Recurvirostra avosetta - Avocette élégante

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Récurvirostridés

  • Genus
    :

    Recurvirostra

  • Species
    :

    avosetta

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 45 cm
  • Wingspan
    : 77 à 80 cm.
  • Weight
    : 250 à 400 g
Longevity

25 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Pied Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta) is a species of bird in the Recurvirostridae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Avocette élégante,
  • Avoceta Común,
  • Alfaiate,
  • Säbelschnäbler,
  • Gulipán,
  • Kluut,
  • Avocetta comune,
  • Skärfläcka,
  • Avosett,
  • šabliarka modronohá,
  • tenkozobec opačný,
  • Klyde,
  • avosetti,
  • Bontelsie,
  • bec d'alena comú,
  • Bjúgnefja,
  • szablodziób (zwyczajny),
  • avozeta,
  • sabljarka,
  • Шилоклювка,
  • ソリハシセイタカシギ,
  • 反嘴鹬,
  • นกปากงอน,
  • 反嘴鴴〔斑反嘴長腳鷸〕,

Voice song and cries

Avocette élégante
adult breeding

Habitat

Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Wetlands (inland) : Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Inland Deltas, Permanent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Lakes, Seasonal/Intermittent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Lakes and Flats ; Marine Intertidal : Mud Flats and Salt Flats ; Marine Coastal/Supratidal : Coastal Brackish/Saline Lagoons/Marine Lakes

Geographic range

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