American Avocet

American Avocets in Flight

A flock of American Avocets flew above us at the edge of a marsh. Their long upturned bill provides an easy identification.

American Avocet
American Avocet

They seemed undecided about choosing a landing spot or just moving on.

American Avocet
American Avocet

They started to drop down into an open area in the marsh…

American Avocet
American Avocet

…then changed their minds.

American Avocet
American Avocet

One more turn around and then they headed out of sight.

American Avocet
American Avocet

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