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The American avocet breeds from Washington southward and spends its winters from central California south.Game Birds and Game Fishes of the Pacific Coast|Harry Thom Payne
Witness the experience of the Avocet on her voyage from Rotterdam.The Fleets Behind the Fleet|W. MacNeile (William MacNeile) Dixon
Steering a careful course in a sea 'foul with floating mines,' the Cork steamship Avocet was attacked by three aeroplanes.Merchantmen-at-Arms|David W. Bone
The use of the avocet's recurved bill is clearly explained by the manner in which the bird procures its food.
The avocet is evidently possessed of a very keen sense of hearing.