- Setophaga caerulescens
- Warblers & Whatnots
Black-necked Stilts are shorebirds that live in western and southern parts of the United States, as well as parts of Central America and South America. The prefer wetlands, rice fields, salt ponds, and other similar habitat.
Black-necked Stilts forage for food by probing their long beaks into mudflats, shorelines, and other shallow waters. They primarily feed on aquatic invertebrates.
Their long red legs are especially distinctive. They have striking black and white plumage.
|Hatched||Added to Birdorable on: 18 June 2010|
|Scientific Name||Himantopus mexicanus|
|Birdorable Family||Plovers & Shorebirds|
(as of 28 January 2017)
|Range||North America Central America Caribbean South America United States (West) United States (East)|