Pluvialis squatarola – Recurvirostra avosetta


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Recurvirostra avosetta (Avocet) one of the most elegant waders with an impressive strongly specialized uptilted bill and a striking b/w coloration.


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From “Identifying Birds By Behaviour” Dominic Couzens.” Pluvialis squatarola (Grey plover) has the habit of looking hunched and miserable.”


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More from Oropos lagoon 3/1/2009 !

~ by Sterna hirundo on 08/01/2009.

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