Stilts and Avocets (Recurvirostridae)

American Avocet (Recurvirostra americana) - HBW 3, p. 346

French: Avocette d’Amérique German: Braunhals-Säbelschnäbler Spanish: Avoceta Americana

Taxonomy: Recurvirostra americana Gmelin, 1789, North America.
Monotypic.

Distribution: SE British Columbia E to SW Ontario, and S to N Baja California E to C Texas; E USA; C Mexico. Winters from California and S Texas through Mexico to Guatemala and irregularly to N Honduras; SE USA and Bahamas to Cuba.