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Definition of the noun American Avocet

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American Avocet is the vernacular name of the Recurvirostra americana, a species of Recurvirostra.

  • geographic area: Caribbean, North America

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Google previewBurridge's Multilingual Dictionary of Birds of the World (2009)

Volume II - English by John T. Burridge

Banded stilt American avocet Andean avocet Pied avocet / Eurasian avocet / Black-capped avocet Red-necked avocet / Australian avocet Plovers White- headed lapwing / White-crowned wattled plover Blacksmith plover / Blacksmith lapwing ...

Google previewNorthern Paiute–Bannock Dictionary (2012)

by Sven Liljeblad, Catherine S Fowler, Glenda Powell

American avocet (Recurvirostra americana). Note: The eggs of this bird were collected and used as a food source. [CF] See also: huzibala (bird) [for additional birds listed in this dictionary]; kwalngidi (night-heron); kwaluidi (wading birds); ...

Google previewChambers's encyclopaedia (1896)

A dictionary of universal knowledge

They scoop through the mud with the bill, first to one side, and then to the other, in quest of worms and other small animals ; although Audubon also observed the American Avocet taking insects which were swimming on the surface of the ...

Google previewEncyclopædia Britannica: or, A dictionary of arts and sciences, compiled by a society of gentlemen in Scotland [ed. by W. Smellie]. Suppl. to the 3rd. ed., by G. Gleig (1810)

by Encyclopaedia Britannica

Recurvirojlra Americana, American Avocet - 2.

Google previewThe World-wide Encyclopedia and Gazetteer (1908)

Compiled and Revised to Date from the Leading Encyclopedias of the World. A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences and Literature, to which is Added Biographies of Living Subjects, One Hundred Colored Maps and Numerous Illustrations

They scoop through the mud with the bill, first to one side and then to the other, in uest of worms and other small animals; although Auubon also observed the American avocet taking insects which were swimming on the surface of the water, ...

Google previewThe Edinburgh encyclopedia (1832)

by Sir David Brewster

American avocet. Wandering albatross. Great auk.

Google previewEncyclopaedia Britannica, Or a Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and Miscellaneous Literature (1810)

American avocet.—Head and neck reddish ; back Americans. black, white beneath. Fourteen inches long.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Marine Science (2009)

by C. Reid Nichols, Robert G. Williams

white-faced storm-petrel Pelagodroma marina pelagic bird white-tailed tropicbird Pheaton lepturus pelagic bird American avocet Recurvirostra americana shorebird Atlantic least tern Sterna antillarum shorebird black-bellied plover Pluvialis ...

Google previewBARTLETT'S DICTIONARY OF AMERICANISMS (1859)

by JOHN RUSSELL BARTLETT

The American avocet (Recurvirostra americana!) A common bird in the Northern States. Bluets. (Oldenlandia ccerulea.) A delicate little herb, producing in spring a profusion of light-blue flowers fading to white, with a yellowish eye. — Gray.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of New York City (2010)

Second Edition by Kenneth T. Jackson, Lisa Keller, Nancy Flood

Audubon, American Avocet (1821)...

Google previewDictionary of Americanisms (1877)

A Glossary of Words and Phrases Usually Regarded as Peculiar to the United States by John Russell Bartlett

The American avocet (Recurvirontra Americana) . A common bird in the Northern States. Bluets, (pidentandriacaerulea.) A delicate little herb, producing in spring a profusion of light-blue flowers fading to white, with a yellowish eye. — Gray ...

Google previewNational Geographic Animal Encyclopedia (2012)

2,500 Animals with Photos, Maps, and More! by Lucy H. Spelman

The American avocet. a long-legged bird. wades in shallow water and sweeps its long beak back and lorth , ' through the mud. picking up tiny bits of food. Lite spans range lrorn 5 years lor smaller species to 30 years for puliins. and up to 50 ...

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