Body white. Wings white with a wide black "m" mark. Head and neck red-brown. Bill narrow, black and curved upward at the tip. Body up to 47 cm long.
Red-necked Avocets breed mainly at inland saltwater lakes. They feed in flocks, eating insects, crustaceans and plants.
Saltwater lakes, flooded pastures and shallow intertidal waters.
Native to Australia
- DSE Advisory List : Not listed
- EPBC Act 1999 : Not listed
- IUCN Red List : Least Concern