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"American Avocet"
American Avocet:    On May 1, 1805, Captain Lewis described the American Avocet (although the bird was not new to science) as a "bird of the plover kind" and named it the "Missouri plover".

 
Glendale Recharge Ponds, Glendale, Arizona ...

Image, 2012, Glendale Recharge Ponds, Arizona, click to enlarge
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American Avocet, Glendale Recharge Ponds, Arizona. HOT day with temperatures in the triple digits. Image taken April 21, 2012. Canon Rebel T3i, 300z.


... 2010 ...

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American Avocets, Glendale Recharge Ponds, Glendale, Arizona. Image taken October 6, 2010. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm w/1.4.
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American Avocet, Glendale Recharge Ponds, Glendale, Arizona. Image taken October 6, 2010. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm w/1.4.
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American Avocet, Glendale Recharge Ponds, Glendale, Arizona. Image taken October 6, 2010. Canon Rebel T2i, 300mm w/1.4.


Ridgefield NWR, Washington ...

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American Avocet, on Rest Lake. Nice sunny afternoon. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 10, 2012.

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Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge American Avocet images
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American Avocet, on Rest Lake. Nice sunny afternoon. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 10, 2012.


... with Greater Yellowlegs ...
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American Avocet with Greater Yellowlegs, on Rest Lake. Nice sunny afternoon. Ridgefield National Wildlife Refuge, Washington, River "S" Unit. Image taken, August 10, 2012.


Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon ...

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American Avocets, Smith Lake, Portland, Oregon. Image taken September 20, 2013. Left image, Canon SX50. Right image, digiscoped with Nikon 65 Prostaff and Canon G9.



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