~Birding in Texas, American Avocet

Cattail Marsh, Beaumont, TX, April, 2017

Evening glow
American Avocet
American Avocets

Groups of Avocets gather in shallow water, sweeping their bills from side to side to feed. They rest in compact flocks, as seen in my photos.

Identification tip: You can tell a male from a female by their bill. Males bill is longer and straighter.

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Header photo: Beautiful evening light highlights these gorgeous birds.

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