Red-necked Avocet

Recurvirostra novaehollandiae - Avocette d'Australie

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Charadriiformes

  • Family
    :

    Récurvirostridés

  • Genus
    :

    Recurvirostra

  • Species
    :

    novaehollandiae

Descriptor

Vieillot, 1816

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 48 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 270 à 390 g
Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Red-necked Avocet (Recurvirostra novaehollandiae) is a species of bird in the Recurvirostridae family.

Subspecific information monotypic species

Foreign names

  • Avocette d'Australie,
  • Avoceta Australiana,
  • Alfaiate-de-pescoço-vermelho,
  • Rotkopf-Säbelschnäbler,
  • vörösfejű gulipán,
  • Australische Kluut,
  • Avocetta collorosso,
  • Rosthuvad skärfläcka,
  • Brunhodeavosett,
  • šabliarka červenohlavá,
  • tenkozobec hnědohlavý,
  • Australsk Klyde,
  • australianavosetti,
  • bec d'alena australià,
  • szablodziób australijski,
  • Австралийская шилоклювка,
  • アカガシラソリハシセイタカシギ,
  • 红颈反嘴鹬,
  • 紅頸反嘴鴴,

Voice song and cries

Avocette d'Australie
adult

Habitat

Wetlands (inland) : Permanent Rivers/Streams/Creeks (includes waterfalls), Bogs, Marshes, Swamps, Fens, Peatlands, Seasonal/Intermittent Freshwater Lakes (over 8ha), Permanent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Lakes, Seasonal/Intermittent Saline, Brackish or Alkaline Lakes and Flats ; Marine Neritic : Estuaries ; Artificial/Aquatic and Marine : Wastewater Treatment Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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Sources of information

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