|Common Name:||Avocet, American|
|Scientific Name:||Recurvirostra americana|
|Area:||Summer Lake Wildlife Area, Oregon|
|Date:||April 21, 2012|
The American Avocets are waders with long blue legs. In the breeding season the neck and head turn an attractive light cinnamon color on both the males and the females.
Rush Creek Marsh - Novato, California - - - October 23, 2011
|Reference:||National Geographic Field Guide to the Birds of Western North America by Dunn & Alderfer||