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Avocet vs. Avoset — What's the Difference?

Avocet vs. Avoset — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Avocet and Avoset

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Avocet

The four species of avocets are a genus, Recurvirostra, of waders in the same avian family as the stilts. The genus name comes from Latin recurvus, "curved backwards" and rostrum, "bill".

Avoset

Alternative form of avocet

Avocet

Any of several long-legged shorebirds of the genus Recurvirostra, characterized by a long, slender, upturned beak.

Avoset

Same as Avocet.

Avocet

Any of four species of wading birds in the genus Recurvirostra, of the family Recurvirostridae, with long, slender recurved bills, long legs, and webbed feet.
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Avocet

A grallatorial bird, of the genus Recurvirostra; the scooper. The bill is long and bend upward toward the tip. The American species is Recurvirostra Americana.

Avocet

Long-legged web-footed black-and-white shorebird with slender upward-curving bill

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