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Family Avocets and Stilts

Quick Facts about family Avocets and Stilts:

  • Total Species: 7
  • Species In Armenia: 2
  • Protected Species: 2

Tall, elegant wading birds, with very long legs, longish and upcurved or medium-length and straight bill, and mostly pied plumage. The family is cosmopolitan, with greatest diversity in Australasian Region. Mainly inhabit extensive open wetlands.

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