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Bird    Species Name:
Recurvirostra americana

Common Name:
American Avocet


Big Muddy Creek, Montana   May 1, 1805

Journal Entries:

Capt. Lewis, May 1, 1805--Shannon killed a bird of the plover kind. the weight one pound eye black percing and prominent.


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American avocet dorsal view

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American avocet head

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