Pied Avocet
Bonanza Salinas
Cadiz Province
Name from Venetian avosetta
...perhaps in reference to black and
white garb of advocates (lawyers).
Recurvirostra avosetta
(L 16.t-17.75" bill 2.9-3.3.4"
WS 30-31.5")
Few birds can match the
Pied Avocet in its elegance.
(Estonian Wildlife Tours)
Listed in “Remarkable Birds:
100 Of the World‘s Most
Notable Birds.”
( by Stephen Moss)