Waders | Red-necked Avocet > flight | foraging | reflections ◦

The Red-necked Avocet (Recurvirostra novaehollandiae) can be seen just standing in the shallow water. Sometimes they are standing on one leg, and if the water is calm, beautifully reflected in the surface of the water.


  • Scientific classification
  • Kingdom: Animalia
  • Phylum: Chordata
  • Class: Aves
  • Order: Charadriiformes
  • Family: Recurvirostridae
  • Genus: Recurvirostra
  • Species: R. novaehollandiae
  • Binomial name: Recurvirostra novaehollandia