Avocet (Recurvirostra avosetta)

One of our most distinctive waders with it's black and white plumage plus slender upturned bill. Spreading inland from the coastal strogholds, this is now an inland breeding bird and turing up now on occasions in Shropshire during passage.

Avocet Titchwell 2 3 13 IMG_4933

Avocet  posing Titchwell 2 3 13  IMG_4933



Avocet posing Titchwell 2 3 13 IMG_4946

Avocet  posing Titchwell 2 3 13 IMG_4946



Avocet feeding Titchwell 2 3 13 IMG_5002

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Avocet feeding Titchwell 2 3 13 IMG_4962

Avocet feeding droplets Titchwell 2 3 13 IMG_4962



Avocet with worm Titchwell 2 3 13 IMG_4995

Avocet with worm Titchwell 2 3 13 IMG_4995



Avocet feeding Titchwell 2 3 13 IMG_5031

Avocet feeding droplets Titchwell 2 3 13 IMG_5031



Avocet with prey Titchwell 2 3 13 IMG_4998

Avocet with prey Titchwell 2 3 13  IMG_4998



Avocet with worm Titchwell 2 3 13 IMG_4965

Avocet with worm Titchwell 2 3 13  IMG_4965



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Avocet VP 26 4 08  IMG_1295



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Avocet VP 26 4 08  IMG_1273



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Avocet VP 26 4 08  IMG_1262



Avocet VP 26 4 08 IMG_1298

Avocet VP 26 4 08  IMG_1298



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Avocet  Minsmere 19 6 09 IMG_7292_filtered



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