This species gets its English and scientific names from its black cap, as once worn by European advocates or lawyers.

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The Avocet is classified as Least Concern. Does not qualify for a more at risk category. Widespread and abundant taxa are included in this category.

The four species of Avocets (pronounced /ˈævəsɛt/) are waders in the same avian family as the stilts. They are typically found in warm climates. Avocets have long legs and long, thin, upcurved bills (giving their scientific name Recurvirostra) which they sweep from side to side when feeding in the brackish or saline wetlands they prefer. The plumage is pied, sometimes also with some red. Members of this species have webbed feet and readily swim. Their diet consists of aquatic insects and other small creatures. More

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and the Australian avocet have black and white bodies and brown heads; the African and Eurasian species are black and white and are strikingly visible at distances. Avocets, like stilts, are wetland inhabitants. By sweeping their long, thin, upwardly curved bills through shallow water and mud, they capture small water animals, such as crustaceans, mollusks, amphibians, fishes, and insects; other insects are caught on the wing. Avocets have shrill calls, but also have a soft flutelike song. They breed gregariously. More

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* American avocet (Recurvirostra americana) American avocet (Recurvirostra americana) * * * REFERENCED IN * RELATED TO Aspects of the topic "avocet" are discussed in the following places at Britannica Assorted References * breeding behaviour (in charadriiform (bird order): Shorebirds (suborder Charadrii)) More

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Warren preparing an Avocet for the start of the day and Jeff's distinctive all orange Nordkapp Warren preparing an Avocet for... * Avocets, Black-necked Stilts, & Reddish Egret - Port Aransas World Birding Center, Mustang Islan Avocets, Black-necked Stilts, ... * Northern Shovelers (foreground), Reddish Egret, & Am. More

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Order : Charadriiformes
Family : Recurvirostridae
Genus : Recurvirostra
Species : avosetta
Authority : Linnaeus, 1758