Stilts and avocets (Recurvirostridae)
Where to see them
Coastal lagoons on the east coast in summer and the Exe estuary in winter.
When to see them
Along the east coast of England in summer and in the South-West in winter.
What they eat
Aquatic insects and their larvae, crustaceans and worms.
|Europe||UK breeding*||UK wintering*||UK passage*|
|38-57,000 pairs||1,500 pairs||7,500 birds||-|