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Pied avocets (6 weeks)

Recurvirostra avosetta


Pied avocets at approximately 6 weeks old. In the last photo, the avocet to the far right is a fully grown adult - you can se there is little different in size, but obvious differences in colouring on the back. The sub-adult still has grey in its plumage.


Salt flats.


Follows on from this spotting by two weeks. Also last in this series.

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1 Comment

Dangermouse 8 years ago

Due to circumstances, I never got the chance to go back and check their progress. But now I know they are breeding in that area, I will try to go back next year and photograph a full growth cycle. :)

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Algarve, Portugal

Spotted on Jul 7, 2012
Submitted on Aug 1, 2012

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