The Red-necked Avocet (Recurvirostra novaehollandiae) are waders and often seen foraging with a left-right motion of their head as their beak sweeps through the surface of the water.
The Red-necked Avocets are often seen with other waders species such as the Sharp-tailed Sandpiper.
- Scientific classification
- Kingdom: Animalia
- Phylum: Chordata
- Class: Aves
- Order: Charadriiformes
- Family: Recurvirostridae
- Genus: Recurvirostra
- Species: R. novaehollandiae
- Binomial name: Recurvirostra novaehollandia
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