American Avocet

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First Sighting:
March 10 2020

Seen on a marsh at Bombay Hook, Delaware during a week-long stay in the DE, MD, PA & DC area.

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From Wikipedia:
The American avocet (Recurvirostra americana) is a large wader in the avocet and stilt family, Recurvirostridae. It spends much of its time foraging in shallow water or on mud flats, often sweeping its bill from side to side in water as it seeks its crustacean and insect prey.

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