On this page:
|Play/pause||Buy footage||Find more|
Definition of the noun Avocets
What does Avocets mean as a name of something?
- Avocets is the vernacular name of the Recurvirostridae, a family of Charadriiformes.
- Avocets is the vernacular name of the Recurvirostra, a genus of Recurvirostridae.
Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Avocets
Click on a title to look inside that book (if available):
A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...
A division is made by some authors into 5 sub-families: Scolopacinae, snipes and woodcocks; Tringing, sandpipers; Totaninae, long-shanks, tatlers, plovers; Recurvirostrinae, avocets; Limosinae, godwits. SCOLOPAX, n. Sköl'o-pâks [L.— from ...
Third Edition by Donald G. Frantz, Norma Jean Russell
aohkiökiinimaa nan, avocet, Latin: Recurvirostra americana, aohkiökiinimaiksi avocets; cf. adhkii-Hokiin. aohkiómahkohsiiksikapaanssi nan, tern, Latin: Sterna hirundo, ...
Encyclopedia of Nevada (2001)
by Nancy Capace
thrush, flycatcher, bluebird, nuthatches, chickadees, warblers, vireos, blackbirds, western meadowlarks, orioles, grosbeaks, finches, sparrows, and buntings; flickers, kingbirds, owls, sandpipers, stilts, terns, gulls, avocets, and snowy egrets; ...
by Paul A. Rees
Charadriiformes An order of birds associated with water: jacanas, snipes, plovers , dotterels, avocets, coursers, pratincoles, stilts,curlews, sheathbills, gulls, terns, skimmers, skuas, auks. charge In animal behaviour, a rapid, threatening advance ...
A Dictionary of Zoology (2014)
by Michael Allaby
Some authorities also include the *Recurvirostridae (avocets, stilts) as a family within this order. Charadrius (plovers) See CHARADRIIDAE. chats See TURDIDAE. Chattian The final stage of the *Oligocene Epoch, from about.
The Birdwatcher's Dictionary (2010)
by Peter Weaver
Oystercatcher Haematopus oszralegus Family REcURvIRosTRInAE (stilts and avocets) Black-winged Stilt H imantopus himantopus Avocet Recurvirostra avosena Family BU ...
A Comprehensive Reference Book by Charles Morris
consist of the following families, namely, those of the snipe, stint, and ruff; the red-shanks, green-shanks, and sand-pipers ; the curlews, phalaropes, stilts, and avocets ; the plovers, oyster- catchers, turnstones, lapwings, coursers; Gmllatores " ...
Online dictionaries and encyclopedias with entries for Avocets
Click on a label to prioritize search results according to that topic:
Photos about Avocets
Click on an item to view that photo:
Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, UT
Photo credit: USFWS Headquarters
Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge, UT. USFWS
Photo credit: USFWS Headquarters
Such a lot of avocet on breydon
Photo credit: milesmilob
avocet chick watching at Two Tree Island, Southend
Photo credit: Danny Nicholson
Avocets at Minnsmere
Photo credit: Rictor Norton & David Allen
Photo credit: Stephen Childs
- Redshanks and Avocets
Photo credit: Mrs Airwolfhound
- Red-necked Avocets
Photo credit: Seabamirum
If you need related images for an article or a report, you can download stock photos:
Video language resources about Avocets
Click on an item to play that video:
- Avocets - Bowling Green Marsh Topsham Devon 26-10-2015
Mixture of 144-Avocets with other waders and ducks disturbed over the evening high-tide roost by helicopter.
- Fox Among The Avocets and Godwits at Topsham in Devon
A couple of foxes relaxing quite close to the avocets and godwits at Topsham in Devon...
- Avocets Fighting at Rye Harbour
- Avocets Mating
Avocets mating at Titchwell, Norfolk, UK.
Scrabble value of A1V4O1C3E1T1S1
The value of this 7-letter word is 12 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.
Anagrams of AVOCETS
What do you get if you rearrange the letters?
See also the blanagrams of Avocets!
Share this page
Go to the wordplay of Avocets for some fun with words!