One of the most eye-catching of shorebirds in Oklahoma, the American Avocet has many visually striking features. Its long legs and long neck give it stature, and its long, thin, upward-curving bill, cinnamon head and neck, and black and white wings give it elegance.
Now is the time in turkey season when
it can get fun. Some anxious gobblers are
more willing because the hens are moving
off earlier, and some gobblers have become
educated and are more wary of man-made
calls and decoys.