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American Avocet
Recurvirostra americana Gmelin, JF, 1789
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Order:
  Charadriiformes
Family:
  Recurvirostridae
Genus:
  Recurvirostra

Scientific:
  Recurvirostra americana

Citation:
  Gmelin, JF, 1789

Reference:
  Syst.Nat. 1 pt2 p.693

Protonym:
  Recurvirostra americana

Avibase ID:
  8EB0C1FABC1D725A

Taxomic Serial Number:
TSN: 176721

Geographic range:

  • Recurvirostra americana: S Canada to n Mexico; winters s US to Costa Rica and Cuba
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  American Avocet
Czech:
  tenkozobec americký
German:
  Braunhals-Säbelschnäbler
Danish:
  Amerikansk Klyde
Spanish:
  Avoceta Americana
Finnish:
  preeria-avosetti
French:
  Avocette d'Amérique
Icelandic:
  American Avocet
Italian:
  Avocetta americana
Japanese:
  amerikasorihashiseitakashigi
Japanese:
  アメリカソリハシセイタカシギ
Dutch:
  Amerikaanse Kluut
Norwegian:
  Amerikaavosett
Polish:
  szablodziób amerykanski
Portuguese:
  Alfaiate-de-pescoço-pardo
Portuguese (Brazil):
  American Avocet
Russian:
  Американская шилоютювка
Slovak:
  šabliarka žltokrká
Swedish:
  amerikansk skärfläcka
Chinese:
  褐胸反嘴鹬


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (1886):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 1st suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 2nd suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 3rd suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 4th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 5th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 6th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 1st edition (incl. 7th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (1895):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 8th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 9th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 10th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 11th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 12th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 13th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 14th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 2nd edition (incl. 15th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (1910):
   Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 16th suppl.):
   Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 17th suppl.):
   Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 3rd edition (incl. 18th suppl.):
   Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (1931):
   Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 19th suppl.):
   Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 20th suppl.):
   Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 21st suppl.):
   Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 22nd suppl.):
   Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 23rd suppl.):
   Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 24th suppl.):
   Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 25th suppl.):
   Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 26th suppl.):
   Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 27th suppl.):
   Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 28th suppl.):
   Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 29th suppl.):
   Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 30th suppl.):
   Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 4th edition (incl. 31st suppl.):
   Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (1957):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 32nd suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 33rd suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 5th edition (incl. 34th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (1983):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 35th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 36th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 37th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 38th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 39th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 40th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 6th edition (incl. 41st suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (1998):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 42nd suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 43rd suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 44th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 45th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 46th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 47th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 48th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 49th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 50th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 51st suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 52nd suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 53rd suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 54th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 55th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 56th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 57th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
American Ornithologists' Union 7th edition (incl. 58th suppl.):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Avocette d'Amérique ( Recurvirostra americana)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Avocette d'Amérique ( Recurvirostra americana)
Clements 1st edition:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Clements 3rd edition:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Clements 4th edition:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Clements 6th edition:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Clements, version 2015:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Clements, version 2016:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Clements, version 2017:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
eBird version 1.50:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
eBird version 1.52:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
eBird version 1.53:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
eBird version 1.54:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
eBird version 1.55:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
eBird version 2015:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
eBird version 2016:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
eBird version 2017:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (3/07/2017):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
James Lee Peters:
    Recurvirostra americana
James Lee Peters (original):
    Recurvirostra americana
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Recurvirostra americana
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
South American Classification Committee (24/10/2003):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
South American Classification Committee (14/09/2005):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
South American Classification Committee (16/07/2006):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
South American Classification Committee (26/09/2007):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
South American Classification Committee (01/05/2008):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
South American Classification Committee (30/09/2009):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
South American Classification Committee (19/08/2010):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
South American Classification Committee (8/08/2011):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
South American Classification Committee (8/02/2012):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
South American Classification Committee (4/09/2012):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
South American Classification Committee (17/03/2013):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
South American Classification Committee (9/02/2014):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
South American Classification Committee (16/02/2015):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
South American Classification Committee (28/07/2016):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
South American Classification Committee (22/04/2017):
   American Avocet ( Recurvirostra americana)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Recurvirostra americana
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Recurvirostra americana

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Catalan: Bec d'alena nord-americà
Czech: Tenkozobec americký
Danish: Amerikansk Klyde
German: AmerikanischerSäbelschnäbler, Braunh, Braunhals-Säbelschnäbler, Braunhalssäblerschnäbel
English: American Avocet, Avocet
Spanish: Alcaraván americano, Avocet Americana, Avoceta, Avoceta Americana
Spanish (Costa Rica): Alcaraván americano, Avoceta Americana
Spanish (Cuba): Avoceta
Spanish (Spain): Avoceta Americana
Spanish (Honduras): Avoceta
Spanish (Mexico): Avoceta Americana
Spanish (Panama): Avoceta Americana
Spanish (Puerto Rico): Avoceta Americana
Estonian: preeria-naaskelnokk
Finnish: Preeriaavosetti, preeria-avosetti
French: Avocette américaine, Avocette d’Amérique, Avocette d'Amérique
Croatian: Američka sabljarka
Hungarian: amerikai gulipán
Italian: Avocetta americana
Japanese: amerikasorihashiseitakashigi
Japanese: アメリカソリハシセイタカシギ
Latin: Recurvirostra americana
Lithuanian: Amerikinė avocetė
Latvian: Amerikas avozeta
Dutch: Amerikaanse Kluut, Noordamerikaanse Kluut
Norwegian: Amerikaavosett
Polish: szablodziób amerykanski, szablodziób amerykański
Portuguese: Alfaiate-de-pescoço-pardo
Russian: Американская шилоклювка, Американская шилоютювка
Slovak: Éabliarka žltokrká, šabliarka žltokrká
Serbian: Američka sabljarka
Swedish: Amerikansk skärfläcka
Chinese: 褐胸反嘴鹬
Chinese (Traditional): 紅胸反嘴鴴

 

         

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