Vacation Day 1 - Monterey Bay Aquarium - shafer
American avocet - Sandy Shore coastal wetlands exhibit.

This bird's long bill curves up at the tip—a twist that helps it scrape up food. As an avocet searches the mudflats and shallows, it sweeps its bill through the water like a scythe.

American avocet - Sandy Shore coastal wetlands exhibit.

This bird's long bill curves up at the tip—a twist that helps it scrape up food. As an avocet searches the mudflats and shallows, it sweeps its bill through the water like a scythe.

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