Singled-out Stilts

The Black-winged Stilt is a long-legged wading bird. The species is very closely related to the Black-necked Stilt and five other species of stilt.

Black-winged Stilt ~ 長腳鷸Black-winged Stilt by Sun Jack

In fact, scientists are in disagreement as to the classification of the five as separate species. Are they all subspecies of the Common Stilt? Or is each species independent of the other? For now, the Black-winged Stilt and the Black-necked Stilt will remain separated here at Birdorable.

Birdorable Stilts

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Ashira on August 9, 2010 at 9:54 PM wrote:
Hee hee! ^____^ I just love that 'We're Special' picture!
Spurwing Plover on January 26, 2022 at 8:13 AM wrote:
No need to balance they have it made

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