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 more... Stilts forage for food by probing their long beaks into mudflats, shorelines, and other shallow waters. They primarily feed on aquatic invertebrates. This is our totally cute Birdorable Black-necked Stilt!