Scientific Name: Himantopus himantopus Common Name: Black-winged Stilt
Identifying Features: long pink legs, long thin black bill, blackish above, white below, white neck
- Pick up their food from sand or water. They mainly eat insects and crustaceans.
- Nest site is a bare spot on the ground near water. These birds often nest in small groups, sometimes with avocets.
This image was clicked by Corine Bliek – via Flickr.
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