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Himantopus mexicanus

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Himantopus mexicanus, commonly called a black-necked stilt, is a widespread shorbird found in marshy areas, shallow ponds, mudflats, and pools, both alkaline and fresh. This black and white bird with long pink to red legs also utilizes artificial habitats such … Continue reading

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Black-necked Stilt

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The marshy areas and shallow ponds in our area are visited by several species of wading birds in the spring – some are passing through on their migrations and others return for the summer. One returnee that I love is … Continue reading

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