Two American Avocets in breeding plumage. One is foraging as you can see while the other is strutting along slowing looking for insects and small crustaceans. They forage by sweeping their long bills from side to side with the tip of the curved bill barely submerged. Not in the case of the one on the right. He was downright getting down and dirty! Check out more on the American Avocets on my Bird Weekly post this week.
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