Phil Pearce

Wildlife Photography





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The Avocet

A distinctively patterned black and white bird with a long upturned beak is recovering from near extinction and is now a regular sight in coastal lagoons and estuaries in winter.




It has an 80cm wingspan and is 45cm in length.

There are around 1500 breeding pairs in the UK

They have blue legs and a black long thin curved beak.

It is on the amber list of uk birds of conservation concern