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Birds of the St. Croix River Valley: Minnesota and Wisconsin

FAMILY RECURVIROSTRIDAE

Stilts and Avocets


American Avocet

American Avocet (Recurvirostra americana)

Status: Casual migrant.

Records: There are three records from Crex Meadows, Burnett County: 30 April 1971, 16 May 1977, and 22 August 1965. One American avocet was observed in St. Croix County near New Richmond on 13 May 1973.


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