Two American avocets.
any of a genus (Recurvirostra, family Recurvirostridae) of long-legged shorebirds with webbed feet and a slender bill that curves upward
Origin of avocetFrench avocette ; from Italian avocetta
Any of several long-legged shorebirds of the genus Recurvirostra, characterized by a long, slender, upturned beak.
Origin of avocetFrench avocette, from Italian avocetta.
- Any of four species of wading birds in the genus Recurvirostra, of the family Recurvirostridae, with long, slender recurved bills, long legs, and webbed feet.