Stilt Birds

Stilt birds are a species of  birds usually found in brackish water or coastal regions. They are found in warm to hot climates spanning all continents. They use there stilt legs to get a better view on aquatic insects and small fish there main diet. they nest on the ground in small groups close to the coast.

        

Black-winged stilt, Himantopus himantopus

 

 

White-backed stilt, Himantopus himantopus melanurus

 

 

White-headed stilt, Himantopus leucocephalus

 

 

 

Black-necked stilt, Himantopus mexicanus

 

 

Hawaiian stilt or aeʻo, Himantopus knudseni

Black stilt, Himantopus novaezelandiae

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