Avocets And Blue Water

Avocets And Blue Water

These were taken at one of our usual stops out in a Wildlife Management Area. It’s a go to place because you are pretty far out, and really important, a dirt road is there.

Avocets And Blue Water
Avocets And Blue Water

The Avocet were at the end of that road, right off the dike.

Avocets And Blue Water
Avocets And Blue Water

You can see in the image above how they feed.

Avocets And Blue Water
Avocets And Blue Water

Their long curved bill allows them to stir the mud on the marsh bottom.

Avocets And Blue Water
Avocets And Blue Water

They catch very small prey, almost invisible unless up close.

Avocets And Blue Water
Avocets And Blue Water

Since Avocet rarely come close the best we have are tiny ‘critter’ spots.

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