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Black-necked Stilt

Himantopus mexicanus ORDER: CHARADRIIFORMES FAMILY: RECURVIROSTRIDAE

IUCN Conservation Status: Least Concern

A striking black-and-white bird with very long, thin red legs, the Black-necked Stilt is found along the edges of shallow water in open country.

Calls

A sharp yipping. Given continuously when disturbed.

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