Captured early in the morning, while feeding in the marsh, at Oak Hammock Marsh, north of Stony Mountain, Manitoba, Canada…. Click on the image to view larger.
Camera Details: Canon EOS Digital Rebel T3I 18.0 MP CMOS, w Sigma 150mm-500mm Zoom Lens Shooting Mode Scene Intelligent 1/800 exp 7.1, ISO200 Focal Length 470mm.
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American Avocet: Long-legged shorebird with long, thin, upcurved bill and distinctive black-and-white back and sides. Head and neck are bright rust-brown during summer. Legs and feet are gray. Feeds on insects, crustaceans, and invertebrates. Strong direct flight with neck extended.
Sharp wheek or kleet, excitedly repeated;
Mudflats, shallow lakes, marshes, and prairie ponds.
If you care to hear their call, turn up the sound and click HERE