American Avocet

Recurvirostra americana

Summary 7

The American Avocet (Recurvirostra americana) is a large wader in the avocet and stilt family, Recurvirostridae.

Distribution 8

American avocets are found in western North America from March through October and in coastal California, southern Texas, Florida, Louisiana and south to Guatemala in winter.

Biogeographic Regions: nearctic (Native ); neotropical (Native )

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