Avocet (reflected)

Larry Trupp

Winnipeg, Canada

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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.

225 Views/18 Faves/8 Sept 2012

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Top Shelf Wildlife…22 June 2012

The World As We See It , or as we missed it….14 June 2012

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.

Voice; Sharp wheek or kleet, excitedly repeated;

Habitat: Mudflats, shallow lakes, marshes, and prairie ponds.

If you care to hear their call, turn up the sound and click HERE

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