Cattail Marsh, Beaumont, TX, April, 2017
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.
3 thoughts on “~Birding in Texas, American Avocet”
Beautiful birds, beautiful marsh.
It is a gorgeous marsh area. So glad we discovered this area when visiting Beaumont, TX.