Birds of the World

Recurvirostridae : Avocets & Stilts

Red-necked Avocet

Recurvirostra novaehollandiae

Western Australia - November 2014

Red-necked Avocet is endemic to Australia and can be found in a variety of wetland habitats although, like Banded Stilts, it can be highly nomadic due to the transient nature of many of the inland lakes it uses for breeding.