WoRMS taxon details

Recurvirostra americana Gmelin, 1789

159140  (urn:lsid:marinespecies.org:taxname:159140)

accepted
Species
marine
Not documented
Distribution Caribbean; North America; rare but regular fall migrant in the Northeast  
Distribution Caribbean; North America; rare but regular fall migrant in the Northeast [details]
WoRMS (2018). Recurvirostra americana Gmelin, 1789. Accessed at: http://www.marinespecies.org/aphia.php?p=taxdetails&id=159140 on 2018-11-16
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2005-05-27 09:47:05Z
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2011-04-08 06:18:06Z
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basis of record Banks, R.C., R.W. McDiarmid, and A.L. Gardner. 1987. Checklist of vertebrates of the United States, the U.S. Territories, and Canada. U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service Resource Publication No. 166. 79 p. [details]   

additional source Robbins, C. S. (1983). Golden field Guide to Birds of North America. Golden press. 360p. [details]   

additional source Grand Manan Whale and Seabird Research Station., available online at http://www.gmwsrs.org/main.htm [details]   

additional source Peterson, R.T.; Peterson, V.M. (2002). A field guide to the birds of eastern and central North America. <em>Fifth Edition.</em> Peterson Field Guide Series. Houghton Mifflin Company. New York. 427 p. [details]   

additional source Squires, H.J. 1990. Decapod Crustacea of the Atlantic coast of Canada. Canadian Bulletin of Fisheries and Aquatic Sciences 221. 532 p. [details]   

additional source Vanner, M. 2003. The encyclopedia of North American birds. Paragon Publishing. Bath. 383 p. [details]   

additional source Hayman, P., J. Marchant & T. Prater (1986). Shorebirds, An identification guide to the waders of the world, Christopher Helm, London. [details]   

additional source Gallardo, J. C., V. Macías, and E. Velarde. 2009. Birds (Vertebrata: Aves) of the Gulf of Mexico, Pp. 1321–1342 in Felder, D.L. and D.K. Camp (eds.), Gulf of Mexico–Origins, Waters, and Biota. Biodiversity. Texas A&M Press, College Station, Texas. [details]   

additional source Integrated Taxonomic Information System (ITIS). , available online at http://www.itis.gov [details]   
 
 Present  Inaccurate  Introduced: alien  Containing type locality 
 

From other sources
Dimensions Length: 18" (46 cm) [details]

Distribution Caribbean; North America; rare but regular fall migrant in the Northeast [details]

Reproduction Breeds in the southern parts of the Prairie Provinces, Washington, and Oregon and south to Taxas, and southern California. Winters in Texas and California south to Central America. [details]
 

LanguageName 
Dutch Noordamerikaanse kluut  [details]
English American avocet  [details]
French avocette d'Amérique  [details]
German Braunhals-Säbelschnäbler  [details]