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Stilt, Black-necked bird pictures


Stilt, Black-necked bird picturesBLACK-NECKED STILT
226. Himantopos mexicanus. 15 inches.

Legs extremely long and bright red; neck and bill moderately long and slender. Male black and white as shown; female and young with back brownish. They are strong and swift upon the wing.

Nest. - On the ground, made of weeds, twigs and grass. Three or four eggs, greenish buff, with numerous markings of brown and black about the larger end.