Avocets and stilts recurvirostridae

Banded StiltAvocets and Stilts - Bird Genus: recurvirostridae

Range:

Avocets and Stilts are closely related waders with a near-global distribution, except Antarctica.  They are typically found in warm or hot climates in brackish or saline wetlands.

Description:

They have long necks, long legs and long, thin bills.   In Avocats, the bills are curved upwards.

Most members of this family have a variable black and white plumage, sometimes with  patches of buff or brown on the head or chest.

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